William MEAD

Mead, William (Bill) Sanford Nuton

Born October 17, 1929, Haviland, Kansas. Died July 9, 2013, Chilliwack, BC. Bill passed away peacefully in his sleep at the age of 83. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Thelma, his children Patrick (Tonja), Sanford (Ginny), Clorinda (Dean), Thayne (Patti), 9 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren, his sister Beunola, many extended family members and friends.

He was pre-deceased by his parents Oscar and Blanche, step-mother Goldie, brothers Harold, Roy, Kludas, Clarence, Loren, and sister Paula. He was always curious and interested in learning new things. He loved his grandchildren and looked forward to their visits when they would all make homemade ice cream, his favourite and theirs. He was an active member of the 49th Marines, where he made and maintained many cherished friendships and our family would like to thank you all for being there for Dad and Mom through the good times and bad. Semper Fi. Bill was a Marine and a Cowboy. We loved him dearly and will miss him. Dad, your entry fees are paid. Happy trails to you until we meet again. Henderson’s Funeral Home in care of arrangements.

604-792-1344. www.hendersonsfunerals.com