Sgt William “Willy” Patrick Williams, CD (Ret’d)

    • Sgt William “Willy” Patrick Williams, CD (Ret’d)
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    We regret to advise of the death of Sergeant William “Willy” Patrick Williams, CD  (Ret’d) peacefully on 8 July 2016 at the age of 82 years.

    Bill was a Korean War veteran who joined the Canadian Army in 1951 and served with the Royal Canadian Regiment in Korea. He had received his jump wings prior to his release in 1957. Bill then re-enlisted in 1961 but this time with the Royal Canadian Engineers. He served with the Field Squadrons in Chilliwack BC, Camp Gagetown NB and in Fort Victoria Germany (1966). He returned to Canada for a second tour in Gagetown before returning to Chilliwack where he retired in 1976.

    A memorial service will be held on 19 July 2016 at 2:00 pm at St Andrew's Presbyterian Church at 157 Wade Ave, Penticton, BC. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society Freemason Volunteer Drive Program, 2251 Abbott Street Kelowna, BC V1Y 1E2. Condolences may be sent to the family through .{khJul2016}