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William (Bill)

May 13, 1926 – October 14, 2019

William (Bill)  Smith
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William (Bill) Smith

Peacefully on October 14, 2019 at the age of 93. Loving husband of 36 years to Joyce (nee Jewell). Dearly loved Step-father of Fraser Brown (Li Ma), Greg Brown (Sue) and Heather Brown (Jason Goulet). Beloved Grandpa to Melissa Brown (Wesley Cluff-Clyburne) and Mitchell Brown, adored Papa of Lindsay and Ewan Williams and Jasmin and Jordon Goulet. Great-Grandpa to Wyatt. Survived by brothers Joseph (Catherine) Smith of Aireshire, Scotland and Edward (Ellen) Smith of Perth, Australia. Predeceased by parents William and Ellen (nee Cairns), siblings John, Sr. Mary, Sr. Sadie and Margaret Smith, Ellen Lee Cady, brother-in-law and best friend Mark Cady Sr. Also predeceased by nephew Gerard Smith and great-nephew Nathan Pearson. Dearly loved Uncle to many nieces and nephews across the United States, the UK, and Australia. More than just an uncle, he was like a second dad to the Cady Clan.

Bill proudly served with the British Royal Air Force during WWII. He enjoyed a career with J.L.Hudson Co. where he retired after 30 years. Bill was a lover of classical music, poetry & literature, crossword puzzles, vintage Jaguars, and enjoyed travels abroad with his wife Joyce. The pinnacle of their adventures was sailing across the Atlantic on the Queen Mary 2 with a return flight on the British Airways Concorde. Bill was deeply proud of his Scottish heritage and was a member of the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society, Detroit and Windsor branches.

If you so desire, donations to CNIB where Bill was a volunteer, or the Downtown Mission would be appreciated. Cremation services entrusted to Families First 1065 Lauzon Rd., East Windsor, 519-969-5841.
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