LEATHERDALE: G. William “Bill” – A resident of Ridgetown, Bill Leatherdale passed away at the Village on the Ridge, Ridgetown with his family at his side on Thursday, October 10, 2013 at the age of 71. Born in Chatham, Bill was the son of the late James & Margaret (Ransom) Leatherdale. Beloved husband of 51 years to Joan (nee Pease). Loving father of Joannie Cathleen Wonnacott of Chatham, Joe Leatherdale (Louise) of Corunna and Regan Pemberton (Gary) of Victoria B.C. Beloved grandfather of Brandyn, Sara, Carl, Amanda, Kevin, Phifer, Ellis and Micah. Dear brother to Keith Leatherdale (Anne) of Chatham, Gayle Garrett (Mike) of London, Beth Carnie (Brad) of Ridgetown and the late Connie Ginn (2012). Also missed by many nieces, nephews, friends and extended family. Cremation has taken place with a private family service to be held on Monday, October 14, 2013. Donations made in memory of Bill to Parkinson Society Ontario would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences may be left at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com, McKinlay Funeral Home, 76 Main Street East, Ridgetown, Ontario,(519)674-3141.