MacDougall, William - editedWilliam (Bill) MacDougall died on Saturday, January 26th, 2013, at Extendicare (London), after a long battle with cancer. He was born to the late Norm (2001) and Doreene (2011) MacDougall, August 16, 1945 in London, Ontario.  Bill married Margaret MacKay in 1971, and the two raised their family in London until moving to St. Joseph, Ontario in 1997. Bill is survived by four children: Scott, Brad (Josée), Keith (Alana) and Mary (Rob), all of London, Ontario and three grandchildren: Anna, Alex and Evelyn. Bill was predeceased by his sister Maureene Heal and her son Eric (both 1983). Bill was a loving husband and father who brought passion and creativity to everything he did.  He loved the water, sunsets and boating, spending as much time as he could with family and friends on Lake Huron.  Late in life, he and his wife were happiest during winter playing golf in Port Charlotte, Florida. Bill was a successful entrepreneur throughout his life, retiring (for the first time) in 1991, and enjoyed dreaming up projects that benefited his family, those he worked with and his community.  In 2004, Bill joined Bluewater Council and thoroughly enjoyed advocating for his municipality. Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 2:00 – 4:00 and 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. at the WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, where the funeral service will be conducted on Wednesday, January 30th, 2013 at 11:00 a.m., with Fr. Graham Keep officiating. Cremation to follow with private inurnment at St. Peter’s Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to the Brain Tumour Foundation. Online condolences may be made at

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