Russell, William 'Bill' George

Russell, William 'Bill' George

April 9th, 2018

Passed away peacefully at his home in London on Monday, April 9, 2018, in his 69th year. Much loved husband of Elizabeth (Liz) Russell (née Isaac) of 44 years. Loving and proud father of Meagan Van Holst, Matthew Russell and his wife Connie. Devoted papa of Brianna, Jocelyn, Quinn and Emma. Predeceased by his parents Norman and Jean Russell and his brother John Russell. The family wishes to thank our friends and the health care professionals for their compassion and support. Visitation will be held on Sunday from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London. The funeral service will be conducted on Monday, April 16, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. at WEST LONDON ALLIANCE CHURCH, 750 Wonderland Road North, London. Interment at Oakland Cemetery, London. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a donation in memory of Bill are asked to consider the Christian and Missionary Alliance to the work of Matt and Connie Russell through West London Alliance Church. 

“For this is the will of My Father, that everyone who beholds the Son and believes in Him will have eternal life.” John 6:40


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Jane GrahamSo very sorry for your loss, Liz, Matt, Meagan, and Connie. Bill must have been very proud of his strong, loving family and the way you all came together to meet this difficult, almost impossible, challenge. We will be thinking of you in the coming weeks as we have over the past year. Love from your St. Marys cousins, Jane and Bruce Graham
Mary TapleyLiz, Meagan, Matt & Connie and Girls, We are all so saddened for the loss of Cousin Bill. I will always have the fondest of memories of him. Bill was a true gentleman - and a lovely gentle man. As Jane mentioned, he must have been so very proud of such a wonderful, strong and most loving family. Much love from your cousin Mary Tapley, Stratford ON
Barbara GriffithsI am so sorry to hear of Bill's passing. I hope you take comfort in the fact that he lived a good life, full of love and family. Love your cousin Barb.
Edith and Murray YeoLiz and Family So saddened to read of Bill's passing in today's paper. Memories become even more precious at this time. Our hearts are certainly with you. Always enjoyed catching up with you whenever we got the chance.
Dianne and Moe DavisLiz and family. We are so sorry for your loss. Bill is now with the Lord but I know you will miss him greatly. Our prayers will go out to you for God to put His arms of comfort about you especially on those days that you feel very lonely. Blessed are they that mourn for they s all be comforted.
Patrick WoodLiz and family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. We're sorry for your loss of wonderful Man of God. I worked with Bill for a few years after first meeting Bill at WLA in 1984. It was a true pleasure to have worked with him and the opportunity to get to know him better. May God hold you close and bring you comfort at this time. Patrick Wood
Samira Soufan and Team We are so sorry to hear of Mr. Russell's passing, May God hold you close and bring you comfort at this time. Samira soufan & team
Shannon-Lee KellyMegan, I am so deeply sorry for the loss of your Dad. I pray that God will guide you on this journey of grief, and that your wonderful memories will sustain during this time of loss and sadness.
Paul SwanLiz and family: So very sorry to hear of Bill's passing. Even though I only met Bill a few times I could tell he was a very caring and loving husband and father. My sincerest condolences to you, Liz!
John & Barb McAlpine and familyOur sincere condolences. Thinking of you during this difficult time.
Pam SpicerDear Meagan, I am so very sorry for the loss of your dad. I know how difficult this journey has been for you and your family. I hope your memories of love, laughter and life well lived lighten your heart and sustain you during this sad time.
albert frijiaMy sincere condolences, thinking of your family during this difficult time. Bill was a great neighbour, hard working and always working on there landscaping projects with Liz and maintaining his home beautifully.
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