COUSINS, William

Posted: January 30th, 2021


Apr. 19, 1960 – Jan. 24, 2021

WILLIAM “BILL” DAVID COUSINS, soulmate and husband of Lily Lau-Cousins of 38 years, passed away suddenly but peacefully at the Chinook Regional Hospital, due to medical complications (unrelated to Covid) with his family by his side, on Sunday, January 24, 2021 at the age of 60 years.

Besides his wife Lily, Bill is survived by his sons Blake and Daniel (Tylyn) all of Taber; mother Becky Cousins of Lethbridge; brothers Barry (Mary), Bob (Lois) and Bruce (Cathy), and sister Bev (Harry); father-in-law Chung Ken (Joe) Lau; sister-in-law Lila (Mike); brothers-in-law Allan (Allyson) and David (Stephanie), as well as his aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews, all of whom were very special to him.

Bill was predeceased by his father William “Bill” Cousins and mother-in-law Yick Fuen Tsang Lau.

Bill was born in Edmonton, but grew up in Lethbridge where he had many longtime friends that he had shared numerous legendary adventures with over the years. Despite his struggles with mental and physical problems in his adult life, he still tried to be positive and made the most of it. He always cheered for the underdogs in life and in sports, and was always willing to help everyone he met.

Thank you to Dr. E. Hardin for all her years of caring and patience; to Dr. I. Armstrong and Dr. A. Palma during the past few years; to the Psychiatry West and ICU staffs of the Chinook Regional Hospital for all their excellent care and kindnesses; and to many other various professionals too numerous to mention.

A private Family Memorial will be held, with a Celebration of Bill’s Life for family and friends to follow at a later date when possible.

In memory of Bill donations may be made to a mental assistance association of your choice.

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2 Condolences for “COUSINS, William”

  1. Wallace Schenk says:

    Condolences to all the Cousin families during your time of loss. Bless his soul.

  2. Brian Robinson says:

    So sad to hear of the passing of “Billy”… as we called him in school days…gone too soon

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