Richard Billington of Calgary passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 22, 2007 at the age of 84 years.
He was the loving husband of Molly, and father of Katherine (Bruce), Margaret (Sheldon), and Jonathan. Richard was the beloved Daddad of Tristan, Shaun, Devan, and Preston. He was born in Preston, Lancashire, England on September 3, 1923. Richard and Molly immigrated to Canada in 1957. Some of his happiest times were spent with his grandsons, and as Santa Claus at Chinook Mall and various children’s functions. He was employed with Canada Post until his retirement in 1988.
Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Eastside Memorial Chapel (5388 Memorial Drive N.E.) on Wednesday, September 26, 2007 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Eastside Memorial Chapel (5388 Memorial Drive N.E.) on Thursday, September 27, 2007 at 2:30 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart to Heart Support Society (P.O. Box 5242 Stn A Calgary AB T2H 2K6)
In living memory of Richard Billington, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Eastside Memorial Chapel, 5388 MEMORIAL DRIVE N.E. Telephone: (403) 248-8585.Print This Obituary & Condolences