It is with sadness that the family of Bill Goodkey announces his passing in Salmon Arm on September 22, 2013. Bill was born in Calgary, AB on April 10, 1920 to parents Christopher and Catherine Goodkey.
Bill grew up during the great depression and served 5 years in the Canadian army during World War 2. He was stationed in England; he met, and married his wife Florrie. They raised their family in Calgary where he spend 30years working for the Civil service. Bill retired in 1979 and moved to Salmon Arm where he enjoyed fishing, gardening and the great outdoors with his family.
Bill was predeceased by his parents; Christopher and Catherine and his loving wife of 60 years Florrie.
Bill will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by his family, daughters; Jackie Funnelle (Lyall), Colleen Neale (Clay), sons; Christopher Goodkey, Brian Goodkey (Jonathon), Paul Goodkey, grandchildren; Christi Reedlinger, Megan Funnelle, Geoffrey Neale, Bradley (Faith) Funnelle, Gillian Neale and great grand-daughter; Shay Lynn Taylor.
A celebration of life service was held on Saturday September 28, 2013 at 1:00pm from Bowers Funeral Home Chapel. A reception followed allowing family and friends to continue sharing memories.
Online condolences can be sent through Bill’s obituary at www.bowersfuneralservice.com
Arrangements were in the care of Bowers Funeral Service and crematorium
Gone but not forgotten.