William Francis (Billy) Wilson
was born on December 15th, 1926 in Armstrong, BC and passed away on July 5th, 2010 in the Gateby Intermediate Care Residence at the age of 83 years. Billy was a life long resident of the North Okanagan and was in the logging and forestry industry for over forty years.
He will be lovingly remembered by his wife Marj, to whom he was married for 61 years; one daughter, Mary; three granddaughters, Bernadette, Wendy and Lisa; four great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; and numerous extended family members and friends.
Cremation preceded a Celebration Of Billy’s Life which will be held at Bethel Funeral Chapel on Saturday, July 10th, 2010 at 11:00 A.M. with Reverend Sharon Ferguson-Hood officiating. A Reception will follow in the Bethel Tea Room. At the conclusion of the Reception Billy’s cremated remains will be placed in the Bethel Rose Garden Of Remembrance.
As an expression of sympathy, those who wish to do so may send donations in memory of Billy to the Canadian Cancer Society, #104-3402-27th Avenue, Vernon, BC V1T 1S1 or the North Okanagan Hospice Society, 3506-27th Avenue, Vernon, BC V1T 1S4.
Funeral arrangements have been made with
Bethel Funeral Chapel Ltd.,
5605-27th Street, Vernon, BC V1T 8Z5