William (Bill) James, resident of Abbotsford, passed away at home surrounded by his family on Monday, June 11, 2007 at the age of 80 years. Bill was born on October 4, 1926 in Carberry, Manitoba. Bill was born to farming parents in the Petrel District, where he met his future wife Blanche at the age of six years.
Blanche and Bill were married on December 10, 1949 and continued to farm in Petrel until 1982. In 1987, they moved to Abbotsford to be near their girls. He enjoyed golfing, curling and wood worker. Bill will be remembered by his loving wife of 58 years, Blanche; daughters, Judy (Doug) Unia, and Linda (Ken) Reeve.
The funeral service will be held on Friday, June 15, 2007 at 2:00 pm at Woodlawn Funeral Home. Donations in memory of Bill can be made to the BC Cancer Society.
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