William Eric Birdsall passed away suddenly in the Vernon Jubilee Hospital on Saturday, March 19th, 2005 at the age of 77 years. Bill is survived by his loving wife Verna of 49 years. Three children, Pattie (Neil) Farmer of Coldstream, B.C., Mark (Kathy) of Langley, B.C., Ted (Lori-ann) of South Surrey, B.C., six grandchildren, Lucas, Jake, Alison, Andrew, Gareth and Emily, three brothers, Ivor, Ken, and Phil, two sisters, Betty and Joan, and numerous nieces and nephews. Bill was predeceased by his parents, and one brother Rick. Bill was born in The Hazelmere Valley, and graduated from Kitsilano High School. Bill’s two great passions were Little League Baseball and his businesses. After moving to Vernon in 1993 Bill founded Wood Pak Industries where he continued to enjoy a successful career until his passing. He was our husband, father, grandfather, boss, and friend and we will miss him. A Service Of Remembrance will be held on Thursday, March 24th, 2005 at 2:00 P.M. from the All Saints Anglican Church with The Reverend Chris Harwood-Jones officiating. Cremation. A reception will follow in the All Saints Anglican Church Hall. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the PLEASANT VALLEY FUNERAL HOME. (250-542-4333).