Passed away peacefully at home on Monday December 10, 2012 in his 85th year.  Bill of Stayner, beloved husband of Margaret.  Loving father of Karen and her husband Paul Reid, Kathy and her husband Mark Allen and Bob Kirkwood.  Loved papa of  Morgan, Hannah, Emma, Jeff, Jacob, Ali and Mackenzie.  A private family service has been held.  Interment Stayner Union Cemetery.  Arrangements under the direction of the Carruthers & Davidson Funeral Home – Stayner Chapel.  If desired, donations in Bill’s memory may be made to Collingwood General & Marine Hospital Foundation.  For more information and to sign the online Book of Memories, log on to

For more information about this obituary visit

Filed Under: Barrie, Ontario, Orillia, Toronto