Beal passed away on July 21, 2010 in the comfort of his home in Salmon Arm after a long battle with cancer.
He was born on March 24, 1956 in Aberdeen, Scotland to Elizabeth Bruce McKenzie and the late Kenneth McKenzie.
Beal came to Canada in 1977 and made Western Canada his home. He loved the outdoors, traveling, skiing and hiking, sitting around the campfire with friends. Bill was well known for his “wee” stories and his unique sense of humour. True to his Scottish heritage, he always enjoyed a “wee nippy” and a pint.
He will be dearly missed by his mom Liz (Scotland), partner Ginette Therrien, brother Martin (Scotland) and sister-in-law Ellen, nephew Sam, niece Holly and his many friends.
“Up your Kilt” Beal. You live on in our hearts.
An online memorial blog has been created to enable family and friends to share memories of Bill at www.wkmckenzie.wordpress.com
Online condolences may also be sent through Bill’s obituary at www.bowersfuneralservice.com
There will be no formal service.