Obituary for William Ernest "Bill" Bayes
William (Bill) Ernest Bayes
On May 13, 2017, in Almonte General Hospital at the age of 89, Bill passed away peacefully.
Husband to the late Lorna Bayes (Barber), father to Bruce, Mary and the late Ann Carkner. Father-in-law to Ted Turner and Ross Carkner and grandfather to Mark and Megan Carkner, close nieces and nephew Bonnie, Judy, Richmond, Brandy, Amy and Amanda. After careers of teaching, Bill and Lorna established Jasper Apple Farm for their retirement years. Bill was a proud Rotarian with over 50 years service, and he was honoured to receive the Paul Harris Fellow award.
A private service will be held at the family cottage on Mississippi Lake. Condolences, photographs and memories may be forwarded through www.crgamble.com. Donations in memory of Bill Bayes can be made to Rotary Foundation of Canada through the above website or to a charity of your choice.
Arrangements entrusted to the care of the
C.R. Gamble Funeral Home & Chapel Inc.
127 Church Street, Box 360
Almonte, Ontario K0A 1A0
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