Death Notices

Back to List

Bill ARN
Thursday August 18, 2022

ARN, George William “Bill” (Our beloved “Papa”) – born February 4th, 1933, with family at his side, passed away at the Norfolk General Hospital, Simcoe on Thursday, August 18th, 2022 in his 90th year.  Predeceased by his beloved wife Gertrude Lorraine (nee Brearley) Arn (2017 – Our “Granny”).  Father to Debbie Lyons (Leigh Court), Billee Gunton (Larry), Tracy Fitzgerald (Dave), David & Christopher (Lana).  Loving papa to grandchildren Damon (Sam), Kate (Josh), Kirk (Charlene), Lisa (Gary), Michelle (Kevin), Dave, Morgan (Janet), Braden, Brearley (Amanda), Harley, Larissa (Jackson) and Barbie (Jordan).  Cherished great papa to great-grandchildren Jacob, Chance, Abey, Brittney, Kyle, Ryan, Jake, Sami, Daniel, Mackenzie, Cole, Sebastian, Jayleigh, Rozalyn, Liam & Poppy.  Great great grandpapa to Lyric & Echo.  Bill always talked fondly of his many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.  He loved and missed his siblings and in-laws.  Felt lucky to still have a special surviving sister-in-law, Gwen Roebuck of Florida.  Enjoyed and loved the company of his Glenshee and Silver Hill neighbours, and all the many friends he had.  Our “Papa” devoted his life to his family.  We will miss him every day of our lives.  Cremation, with service and interment in Evergreen Cemetery, Lynedoch to follow at a later date.  The JASON SMITH FUNERAL CHAPEL, 689 Norfolk St. North, Simcoe in care of arrangements.  Those wishing to donate in memory of Bill are asked to consider the Royal Canadian Legion – Branch 79 (Building Fund) or a charity of one’s choice.  Personal online condolences at (519) 426-0199

Send Condolence | View Condolences
Send A Condolonce