Maj William J "Bill" Hipson, CD (Ret'd)
We regret to advise of the death of Major William .J. “Bill” Hipson, CD (Ret’d) peacefully in Calgary, AB on 17 November 2009 at the age of 88 years.
Bill was a veteran of the Second World War. He served with the Royal Canadian Engineers from 1939 to 1945 in the Pacific Theatre and Canada. After the war, he remained in the Army and had a 35-year career, retiring in 1974 as the Base Construction Engineering Officer of Canadian Forces Base Calgary. He was an active member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #284 in Calgary.
A Funeral Service will be held at Foster’s Garden Chapel, 3220 - 4 Street N.W., Calgary on 23 November at 1:00 p.m. Interment to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. Donations may be made directly to a charity of one’s choice.