Posted: December 21st, 2021

William Williams

1933 – 2021

William Richard Williams, beloved husband of Heather Velma Williams, passed away peacefully at Covenant Health Facility in Lethbridge on Saturday, December 18, 2021

Bill was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba December 2, 1933. The family moved to Lethbridge where he completed his schooling. Bill began his career as a teen-aged call boy with the Canadian Pacific Railway. He studied Petroleum Engineering and worked in the Alberta oil fields. He enlisted in the Canadian Navy, was stationed on Cornwallis and Tecumseh and honourably released in Esquimalt, B.C.

Throughout his life Bill accumulated and maintained an extensive collection of financial and historic books as well as collections of classical and western music. He had an enduring love of horses and all things Western spending many hours at George Ross’s Lost River Ranch.

Bill travelled the country extensively as part of his employment with the Federal Government, retiring in a supervisory capacity.

In accordance with his wishes no service will be held. Bill’s ashes will be mingled with the wild grasses of the western countryside that he knew and loved.

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