William Terence "Bill" Walker

25-May-1930 - 24-Jan-2017

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Walker, William Terence “Bill”

May 26, 1930 – January 24, 2017
Born in England.

It is with great sadness that the family of Bill Walker announces his passing at home with family present on Tuesday, January 24, 2017. Predeceased by Ruth, the love of his life for 63 years. Memories of Bill will be treasured by his sons Rick (Rita), Barry (Wendy), and his “girls” Bonnie (Gerry) Henderson, Cheryl Power, and Cathy (Cliff) VonHausen. He loved to share special time and stories with his 8 grandchildren, Tanya, Hilary, Erin, Jenny, Meaghan, Stacia, Melissa, Kurt and 11 great grandchildren. They kept him young at heart! Bill had a quiet faith and a kindness for others. He enjoyed careers of leadership in the Canadian Military and Corrections Canada. In retirement, Bill travelled extensively and loved to golf and spend time with his family and friends. He was honoured to be an active member of Holy Name of Jesus Parish and a Grand Knight (Knights of Columbus).Many were touched by his love, friendship, and laughter. Family members are grateful for the compassionate care of Dr. Marcassa, the assistance of staff at Bryan’s Pharmacy, and Holy Name parishioners who helped Dad navigate his final years. We celebrate his full and generous life and are consoled that he has found rest and peace. 

 Friends will be received at the Gordon F. Tompkins Funeral Homes-Township Chapel, 435 Davis Drive, on Wednesday, February 1st from 2:00-4:00p.m. and 7:00- 9:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at Holy Name of Jesus Church, Kingston Mills, on Thursday, February 2nd at 11:00 a.m. Reception to follow at Rideau Acres. Private family interment planned for a later date. Memorial donations in Bill’s name may be made to the Knights of Columbus-Holy Name of Jesus Parish.

Funeral Details

  • Visitation

    Gordon F. Tompkins Funeral Home-Township Chapel

    Event Times:

    01-Feb-2017 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    01-Feb-2017 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

  • Funeral Service

    Holy Name of Jesus Church

    Event Times:

    02-Feb-2017 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

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