Smyth, William Robert of St. Thomas, passed away peacefully, on Tuesday, December 20th, 2016 in his 87th year. Life long bridge and scrabble partner and beloved husband of Marilyn (Tolmie) Smyth. Dearly loved dad and grandpa of Michael (Cindy) Rebecca, Jessica, Bill, Jamie, late David (2009) (Marina) (Marilyn and Amy), Kevin (Sheila) Chris, Tanya and Michael, Steven (Lorraine) Lily and Beau, Laura Waite (Gar) Kenzie and Erin and Andy (Lori) Connor and Ava. Dear brother of Larry Smyth (Suzanne). Predeceased by his sisters Gene and Eleanor. Lovingly remembered by 2 great granddaughters and several nieces and nephews, cousins and numerous friends. Bill proudly worked at Bell Canada for 40 years. He was a member of Knox Presbyterian Church and sang in the choir for many years.
Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas where funeral service will be held Saturday, January 14th, at 1:00 p.m. Interment to follow in Elmdale Cemetery. Visitation at the funeral home on Friday January 13th from 7-9 p.m. In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to Knox Presbyterian Church. “Bill was a loving husband and a Good Dad for over sixty years. He was an honourable Man.