Peacefully passed away with his family by his side on Saturday, November 2, 2013 at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, in his 83rd year. Bill, beloved husband of Barbara for 60 years. Loving father of Heidi, Hal (Cheryl), Darlyne (Dan) and Robert (Arlene). Grandfather of Lisa (Richard), Jennifer (Geoff), Amanda (Kenney), Amy (A.J) and Danielle (Jamie). Fun loving great-grandfather of Taylor, Zack, Isabelle, Catrina, Alexis, Cole, Dylan, Olivia, Kenny, Marshall and Luke. The family will receive friends at Collier Street United Church, 112 Collier Street, Barrie on Thursday, November 7th from 10:00 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, a donation to the S.P.C.A. would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to the Marshall W. Drive Cremation and Burial Service.