WILLIAMS, John Robert
July 19, 1929 – July 17, 2008
With great sorrow we would like to announce the passing of John Williams on July 17, 2008. Lovingly remembered by his wife Edith, son Russ (Barb), daughter Louisa Jones (Norm), grandchildren: Dean, Vanessa, Barb (Brittney), Lee (Kaley), John (Jessica), and David, great-grandchildren: Jake, Chelsea, Easton, Sadie, Logan, and Luke, brothers: Bob Rafter (Dorothy), Doug and Bob (Sharon) Williams, sisters: Eileen, Murray, and Charlotte Thompson (Steve), also numerous nieces, nephews, and friends. Predeceased by his sister Karen Stolarchuk and brother Ray Rafter. John will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Through the years he enjoyed hunting, fishing, photography, and spending a great deal of his early retirement (from BC Tel.) at the cottage on Gabriola Island. He also belonged to the St. John’s #21 AF & AM Masonic Lodge Ladysmith. No service by John’s request. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart Fund.