William Thomas (Bill) Brown, beloved husband of Jessie Irene of Calgary, passed away on Wednesday, July 30, 2008 at the age of 85 years.
Bill was born and raised in Calgary. He attended Connaught Elementary School and Central Memorial High School. Following graduation, Bill joined the Canadian Armed Forces and took his training at Fort Benning, Georgia. He then served overseas with the 1st Canadian Parachute Battalion. Bill had a great love for horses and especially loved his grandkids.
Besides his loving wife of sixty one years Jessie, Bill is also survived by his sons, Roy, Doug (Penny) and Bruce (Janet); grandchildren, Sharon Collin, Carrie Fritz, Ryan Brown, Candy Brown, Shane Brown, Troy Brown, Shelly (Cachia) Brown, Chris Brown, Jaclyn Seitz, and Sheena McLean; and eleven great grandchildren. Bill was predeceased by his parents Flora and Tom; and his sisters, Elizabeth and Nancy.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Friday, August 1, 2008 at 2:30 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes in Bill’s honour may be made directly to The Alzheimer Society of Calgary, Suite 201, 222 – 58th Avenue S.W., Calgary, AB T2H 2S3, Telephone: (403)290-0110, www.alzheimercalgary.com.
In living memory of Bill Brown, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: (403) 256-9575.Print This Obituary & Condolences