Verchere, William Francis
March 5, 1938 – April 13, 2015
Bill passed away peacefully in Nanaimo after a lengthy struggle with Parkinson’s disease. Predeceased by his first wife Valerie, sister Christina Kelly and brother Tony (Sue). Bill is survived by his loving wife Johanna (Corry), son Wm. Bradley, daughter Teresa Ballantyne (Jack), brother Rod (Pat), sister Frances Taylor and grandchildren Jeff (Alicia), Adam (Julia) and Tasha (Drew).
Bill was born in Mission BC. He began his career as a chartered accountant before moving into the logging industry where he spent most of his working life. He was an avid outdoorsman and an accomplished marksman, often representing Canada in international competition worldwide.
Family and close friends are invited to attend a gathering at Bill and Corry’s home at 6480 Doumont Road, Nanaimo BC from 1:00pm to 3:00pm on Sunday April 26, 2015 to celebrate his life.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the BC Parkinson’s Disease Association, Suite 600-890 West Pender Street, Vancouver BC., V6C 1J9