William passed away peacefully on January 3, 2010, at Oakside Manor at the age of 83 years. Bill was born at Sunnybrook, Alberta on April 9, 1926 to John and Mary McCloskey. Bill spent his lifetime there ranching and farming until his retirement in 1990, when he moved to the Okanagan with his wife Diana.
Bill loved to go curling and lawn bowling in Vernon. Bill is survived by his loving wife Diana, four stepsons David, Terry, Robert and Danny; eight grandchildren Terry, Nicole, Becken, Casey, Darcy, Erick, Corey and Shelby. He is also survived by his sister Kay and her family in Montreal and numerous extended family. He was predeceased by his parents and his sister Joan.
A private committal will be held at Armstrong Spallumcheen Cemetery.