McInnis & Holloway
Funeral Homes

McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes
“The opportunity to serve” is the highest compliment
McInnis & Holloway could receive.
Call (403) 243-8200 or 1-800-661-1599

BAMFORD, William Roy “Bill”

November 12, 1940 – Kingslear County, NB
December 7, 2014 – Calgary, AB

Bill Bamford of Calgary, passed away on Sunday, December 7, 2014 at the age of 74 years.

Bill is survived by his loving partner of forty three years Carol Holmes (Rousch); his step-children, Scott Holmes, Tracey (Rob) McComish and Gillian Holmes (Darren); his grandchildren, Riley, Jaime and Casey Holmes, Steven (Amanda) and Eric McComish, and Jack and Jada Mazury; and his great-grandchildren, Lynnea and Maelyn McComish. Bill is also survived by his brother Percy (Betty) Bamford of Fredericton NB; his sisters, Betty Ingham of Halifax NS, Kay (Cliff) Stanford of Oromcto NB, and Bessie Currie of Fredericton NB; as well as several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his son Trent; his parents Inez and John; his brothers Derrick and Jarvis; niece Brenda and nephew Mark.

A Celebration of Bill’s Life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Eastside, 5388 Memorial Drive N.E.) on Monday, December 15, 2014 at 2:00p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through The family would like to give a special thank you for all the kind care and attention given to Bill from the staff of the Unit 42 Santuari Hospice at the Peter Lougheed Hospital. If friends so desire memorial tributes may be made to the Alberta SPCA, Telephone: (780) 447-3600 or to the Santuari Hospice, 3500 – 26 Ave. N.E., Peter Lougheed Centre – Unit 42, Telephone: (403) 943-5742.

In living memory of Bill Bamford, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Eastside, 5388 MEMORIAL DRIVE N.E., Calgary, AB Telephone: 403-248-8585.

Offer Condolence for the family of BAMFORD, William Roy “Bill”

Print This Obituary & Condolences Print This Obituary & Condolences

Condolence Messages

  1. John & Deb Pearce :

    We wish to extend our deepest sympathy to you Carol; and your family. Bill held a special place with John; as they had a working relationship as well as a friendship for many years. John (and I) were so glad you called him with the news he was in the hospital; so we had the opportunity to visit with Bill before he passed on. We thank you and your family for sharing him with us! Bless you and take care of yourselves!

    With Kind Thoughts always,

    John & Deb Pearce
    Calgary, AB

    Print This Obituary & Condolences Print This Obituary & Condolences
  2. Dear Auntie Carol, Scott, Tracey, Gillian and family, our very deepest condolences on Bill’s passing, may he rest in peace forever. Much love, Cousin Cherry (Rousch), Rob & Nicolas xoxoxoxo

    Print This Obituary & Condolences Print This Obituary & Condolences
  3. Doug & Marion Harwood :

    Dear Gill, Carol and Family,

    Our sincerest condolences for your loss. May your wonderful memories of Bill help with this time of life.

    Doug & Marion Harwood

    Print This Obituary & Condolences Print This Obituary & Condolences
  4. Rose Heerschop :

    Thinking of you in this time of sadness and loss.
    Take care
    Rose Heerschop

    Print This Obituary & Condolences Print This Obituary & Condolences
  5. Randall & Dorothy Martin :

    Dear Carol, Scott, Tracey & Gill;

    We are thinking of you and your families.
    Please accept our deepest condolences for your loss.
    We pray that the love of family and friends will comfort and strengthen you in the days ahead.

    Randall & Dorothy

    Print This Obituary & Condolences Print This Obituary & Condolences

Leave Your Condolence


In order to confirm this has been completed by a human, kindly answer the below equation. *