Please join us to share memories and celebrate the life of William Walter Gurney at the Knox United Church in Prince George, BC on13-October 2012 at 2pm. Born 01-June 1929, in Toronto, ON, Bill lived a long and adventurous life, with determination. Surrounded by family, he passed away peacefully on 03-October 2012, in Whitecourt, AB. Predeceased by his brothers Doug, Gary and Ken, Bill will be missed dearly by his children Chad (Cindy), Chris (Kirsty), Dianna (Jim), Jimmy (Christine), Mike, Mark and Peter, as well as by his step children Carling (Greg), Cally and Chase. Bill is also survived by 17 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. Well-known as an entrepreneur, Bill ran successful businesses in both optometry and aviation and was an exceptional amateur photographer. On a personal level, he was a fantastic cook and enjoyed reading and listening to classical music. He had a great love for animals, particularly dogs, and he rescued many over the years. For friends and family wishing to make a donation in memory of Bill, we ask you to please consider your local SPCA (Animal Shelter).
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Published in The Prince George Citizen on October 10, 2012