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Published On: Sun, Jun 23rd, 2013

WIGHTMAN, Dr. William Robert

WIGHTMAN, Dr. William Robert… Dr. Bob (W. R.) Wightman of London, Ontario quietly slipped away at the Sprucedale Care Centre, Strathroy, Ontario, on June 21st, 2013. Beloved husband of the late Nancy M. (Clement) Wightman. Dear father of Richard A. “Rick” Wightman (Lori) of Fredericton, New Brunswick. Wendy Connell (Gordon) of Parkhill, Ontario. Dear brother of Patricia Drummond of Point Claire, Quebec. Loved by his grandchildren Sarah, Jerry, William, Jake and Dylan. Predeceased by his parents Norman and Marjori (Hoover)Wightman. He will be missed my many nieces, nephews and close friends.

Friends will be received by the family from 2-4 and 7-9pm on Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London, where the funeral service will be conducted in the chapel on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at 1pm. Interment at Gordon Cemetery, Manitoulin Island at a later date. As an expression of sympathy, In lieu of flowers, donations to the Friends of the Gore Bay Union Public Library, Gore Bay Ontario, BOX 225, P0P 1H0 , Gore Bay, ON or a charity of your choice. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at

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- Nathan is originally from Cardiff, Wales, and was imported to Canada as a internet mail order groom in 1998 and has managed to avoid deportation ever since. Even though sometimes mis-interpreted, possibly to retaining a Welsh accent, he continues to try his best to make a difference to the community he has grown to love.