William Jackson

Obituary of William Jackson

JACKSON, William "Bill"

passed away peacefully at 75 years of age, with his wife Carolyn (nee Butcher) by his side on Monday, October 16, 2017 at Erie Shores Healthcare. Bill is survived by his brother Jim and his brother -in-law Jim Butcher and wife Cheryl. Dearest uncle of Tracey Lee Butcher and Tricia Epplett and husband Tim. Adoring Great Uncle of Madelyn Butcher, Carly Renner (Michael), Caryn Stead (Kevin) and great great nephew Koen Stead. Bill will also be remembered by the Maedel family. Predeceased by his parents William Jackson and Ruth Jackson and his in-laws Laurence and Nettie Butcher. At the beginning of Bill's career he was clerk treasurer of Gosfield North Township and retired as an accountant with the Rodzik Corporation. He spent many years volunteering with Essex Minor Hockey as manager of many teams. In retirement he enjoyed many rounds at Royal Estate Golf Course. Bill was also a long time member of the Royal Canadian Legion Br. 201, Essex. Recently he has served his church as lay reader at Trinity Anglican Church, Cottam. He was treasured and will be forever missed. In following Bill's wishes, cremation has taken place. Visiting will be held at the Reid Funeral Home and Reception Centre, 87 Maidstone Ave. E, Essex (519-776-4233) on Friday 2-5 and 7-9 pm and on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at Trinity Anglican Church, 253 County Road 34, Cottam from 10 am until time of Funeral Service to celebrate Bill's life at 11 am. Rev. Chris Brouillard-Coyle officiating. If desired memorial donations made to Trinity Anglican Church would be appreciated. Family and friends are invited to share their condolences online at www.reidfuneralhome.ca