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Obituary for Bill SMITH

Bill ~ Peacefully, with Helen by his side, on Thursday, February 15, 2018, in his 90th year, Bill Smith. Beloved and devoted husband for 66 years to Helen (nee Matthews).
Loving father of Matthew and his wife Louise of Port Dover, Reid and his wife Kim of Chatham and Liz of Norwich. Proud grandfather of Kurt (Amanda), Nick, Craig (Jordan), Aaron, Kelly and Alexis. Great-grandfather of Brynlee, Rosemary, Warner and Crew. Predeceased by his parents Gilbert and Annie, brothers Jack, Milt, Jim, Bud, Mac and sister Mildred Slater.
Bill was a staunch supporter of the community both professionally through the business he ran for 68 years and personally, sitting on municipal council, serving as Deputy Governor and life member of the Lions club for 65 years and a longtime member of the curling club. A consummate salesman, his customers were always a priority as was clear in his motto "if I haven't got it, I can get it for you."
Family and friends were received at the ARN-LOCKIE FUNERAL HOME, 45 Main Street West, Norwich, ON, on Monday, February 19, 2018 from 2-4 & 7-9 pm and Tuesday, February 20, 2018 from 2-4 & 7-9 pm. Funeral service was held Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 1pm, at the Otterville Anglican Church, 23 Dover Street, Otterville, On. Spring interment at the Norwich Cemetery. Donations in memory of Bill, may be made to the Otterville Anglican Church or Sakura House.

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