William (Bill) Murray beloved husband of Anna Murray went home peacefully to his Lord and Saviour on Saturday, November 5, 2005 at the age of 89 years.
Bill was born and raised in Fort William, ON. He served in the RCAF Military Police during World War II and moved to Calgary in 1944 where he married Anna Campbell. Bill was employed at the Provincial Land Titles office until his retirement. He also enjoyed many years as Drum Major with the Calgary Highlanders Pipe Band. Bill loved his retirement job as a Tour Director for Cardinal Bus Lines, conducting senior’s tours throughout North America. Bill was a long time member of Bethel Baptist Church and also attended First Baptist Church for many years. Bill will be missed by his many family and friends.
Besides his loving wife of sixty-one years, Bill will be greatly missed by his sister Dorothy Carter; his brother Ian Murray; his nieces, Heather Andrews and Glenna Hauge; his nephews, Rodney Murray, Richard Murray, Gordon Campbell, and Keith Hauge. Bill was predeceased by his mother, Wilhelmina; his father John; his sister Margaret; and his brother Murdock.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Wednesday, November 9, 2005 at 10:30 a.m. with the Rev. Lorne Irwin, Presider. Graveside Service to follow at Queen’s Park Cemetery. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the charity of the donor’s choice or to the First Baptist Church, 1311-4ST SW, Calgary, AB, T2R0X9.
In living memory of Bill Murray, a tree will be planted by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH Telephone: (403) 276-2296.Print This Obituary & Condolences