Peacefully at Grey Bruce Regional Health Services, Owen Sound, with family by his side, on Monday, September 17th, 2012 in his 68th year. Bill, beloved husband of Dianne. Loving Dad of Dana McDonald and her husband Pierre Desloges, Heather and her husband Paul Wild, Glen, and Carol and her husband Nathan Warnica. Proud Grandpa “Toes” of Madison, Natalie, Kaitlyn and Billy. Dear step-dad of Colleen and her husband Tom Hurst, Gary McCausland and his wife Laura, Darren McCausland and his wife Kathy, Bobi and her husband Jason Bell, A.J. Shortt and his wife Becki, and Jamie Shortt and his wife Alecia. Special Grandpa of Jason, Stacey (Ryan), Matthew (Dennis), Andy (Riley), Brendan (Bre), Emily, Justin, Sarah, Noah, Lukas, Rylin, Onnolee, Brinley, Logan, Emersyn and Suzanne. Special Great Poppa of Natalie-Jade. Dear brother of Beth and her husband Dale Neal, Jeannie McDonald, and Barbara and her husband Read Pease.
Friends will be received at the Port Elgin chapel of the T.A. Brown Funeral Home, 510 Mill Street, Port Elgin, 519-832-2222 on Wednesday, from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel on Thursday, September 20th, 2012, at 11 a.m. with Pastor Bob Johnston officiating. Interment to take place at Sanctuary Park Cemetery.
Memorial donations the SickKids Foundation would be appreciated by the family.