Passed away at Country Terrace Nursing Home on Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at the age of 88. Beloved husband of the late Shirley Fowles (2020) for over 65 years. Cherished father of Lynn Halladay, Ian, Brent and Laurie, Marc, and Kevin. Proud grandad of 16, great-grandad of 17, great-great-grandad to 1, and Foster Dad to over 50. Survived by his brother and in-laws Philip and Maggie Fowles, and Peter Corpse. Fondly remembered by his nieces and nephews. Predeceased by parents Wilfred and Ethel (Voneshen) Fowles, daughter Jill Partridge, sister-in-law Carol Corpse, and brother-in-law Roy Corpse.
Bill was born in Old Woking, England and immigrated to Canada with his three children in 1966. Settling down in Kitchener and working for a few years at Alexanian’s carpets until his wife Shirley immigrated later that same year. Their family then moved to London, Lucan, Clinton and Exeter where he and Shirley enjoyed their retirement together. Through his life Bill was very involved in the community coaching soccer, hockey, and judo classes. He will be fondly remembered for his community involvement and great story telling.
A private memorial service will be held at the Haskett Funeral Home, EXETER on Monday, October 11th at 11 AM. Though the service is private, the family invites you to join with them from the comfort of your home. Stream the service live by visiting www.facebook.com/haskettfh. Cremation with interment St. James Cemetery, Clandeboye at a later date.
Donations to a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.