William Donald Mackay (Don) passed away peacefully on April 9th, 2013 in Bastion Place, Salmon Arm, B.C. at the age of 90. Don is survived by his wife of 66 years of marriage, Ruby Mackay, his daughter Judi Kimmerly, and grandchildren Alex, Nicholas & Noelle Troll. He was predeceased by his son Gordon Mackay in 2002.
Don was born March 27th, 1923 in Vancouver, B.C. He worked for the Canadian National Railway and had a career spanning 40 years. Don was the “Regional Manager of B.C. Projects” Mountain Region.
Don retired from the CNR in 1981 with his wife Ruby to Victoria, B.C. where he took on his new full time career in Golf at the “ Royal Colwood” golf club. Don loved warm weather and golf and often combined the two in Hawaii where he and Ruby spent many vacations over the years.
A Memorial service will be held this summer for family and friends. We will truly miss our wonderful Husband, Father and Grandpa.
Thank you to all the caring staff at “Bastion Place” for all the compassionate care given with dignity and respect.
Online condolences can be sent through Don’s obituary at www.bowersfuneralservice.com