WILLIAM (BILL) WILKINSON passed away peacefully at the Vernon Jubilee Hospital on the 26th of October 2004 with his loving wife and family at his bedside. He will be sadly missed by his wife, Mary of 56 years; his eldest son, Gary (Debbie) of Victoria; his second son, Jim (Asia) of Grassy Plains; and his only daughter, Maureen (Al) of Vernon. He will also be missed by his granddaughters, Krista (Adam); Dana; Kimberly; Stephanie; Jennica; and Kailah. As well as his grandsons, Christopher and Cameron; and his great grandsons, Jacob and Kolten. As a young man, he served with the Canadian Forces during WWII. He also enjoyed activities like fishing, golfing, hockey, curling, baseball and other active sports. His great sense of humor will always be remembered. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, October 30th, 2004 at 5:00pm at the Bethel Funeral Chapel, 5605-27th Street, Vernon, BC with Rev. Alan Dawe officiating.