John “Larry” Williams
John “Larry” Williams of Westbank, BC, formerly of North Delta, was born in Lethbridge, Alberta on January 13, 1939 and passed away peacefully on April 4, 2011 in Kelowna General Hospital. Larry is survived by his loving wife of 53 years Cecilia (Coppieters), children Rob (Dawn) and Darla (Pete) and his three grandchildren Clayton Pettifer (Taunya), Danielle Williams (Dan Killey) and Tiffani Williams. He is also survived by his siblings and their families; Marlene Tuff (Roy), Lorraine Featherstone (Gord), Sharon Anderson (Monty), Ross Williams(Alice) and Jean Ferguson (Arnie) and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his father Wesley “Red” Williams in 1992 and Maurine (Day) Williams in 2007. Larry started his working career hauling cars for Melchin Transport in southern Alberta. He then moved to the west coast and started working for Annacis Auto Terminals where he retired from in 1995. Larry and Cecilia spent the next 10 years travelling and spending their winters in the south western US. Special thanks to Dr. Edward Welsh, Dr. Michael Delorme and all the nurses and staff at KGH. To celebrate the life of this wonderful man, husband, dad, grandpa, brother, uncle and great friend to many, please join the family on Saturday, April 16, 2011 at 4:00 pm at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC. In lieu of flowers, Larry requested that donations be made to the BC Cancer Foundation or Kidney Foundation of Canada. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com, 250-860-7077.