April 13, 1932 – December 22, 2012
William (Bill) Tennant MacKenzie beloved husband of Barbara Jones of Calgary, passed away on Saturday, December 22, 2012 at the age of 80 years.
Bill was born in Glace Bay, NS to Janet and William MacKenzie on April 13, 1932 at Glace Bay General Hospital. Bill was a Mining Engineer, graduating from Nova Scotia Tech in 1952. He started with Shell Oil in Calgary and retired from BP Amoco in 1989. It was a career he thoroughly enjoyed. Bill married Georgie Redmond in Edmonton, AB in 1954. Together they had three children, Janet (Brent) Stevens, William (Sharon) MacKenzie and George MacKenzie. They had five grandchildren, Jeff (Melissa), Jon, and Fletcher (Miranda) Stevens, and Jillian and Paige Beurling-MacKenzie; and four great-grandchildren, MacKenzee, Georgie, Dustin and Andy Stevens. After Georgie’s passing, Bill met and married Barbara Jones and became step-father to Cindy Pauliszyn inheriting many loving nieces and nephews.
“Always in our hearts”
At Bill’s request, no service will be held. A Memorial will take place at a later date in 2013. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Bill MacKenzie, 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