William Russell Whittleton
December 26, 1971 – October 27, 2015
William (Bill) Russell Whittleton passed away suddenly on October 27 at the age of 43.
Bill was born in The Pas, Manitoba and came to B.C. when he was just three months old. He arrived in Kitimat with his family on Halloween night, October 31, 1976. After high school, Bill left Kitimat for a short time to work in Quesnel, Vanderhoof, and Prince George, but soon moved back to his home town.
Bill is survived by his loving father and mother Patrick and Judith Whittleton; his paternal grandmother, Elizabeth Whittleton; his maternal grandfather, William Hendren; his sister Sheila Vines (Jason); his niece Beth Vines (Ryan); his nephews Trent Vines (Nicole) and Troy Vines; his aunt Susan Norman (Thomas); his uncles John Whittleton, Wayne Burkhardt, and Stan Wood; as well as numerous cousins.
Bill is predeceased by his paternal grandfather Russell Whittleton; maternal grandmother June Hendren; and his Aunt Rosemary Wood.
No funeral services will be held, as per Bill’s wishes.
Donations in memory of Bill may be mailed to Crohn’s and Colitis of Canada, Attn: Donations, 600-60 St. Clair Ave. East, Toronto, ON, M4T 1N5 or you can make a donation online at crohnsandcolitiscanada.ca and click on the ‘donate’ and then the ‘in memory’ tabs.
Although we will miss Bill every day of our lives, we take solace in knowing that he is finally out of pain.