William (Bill) George Vail

December 20, 1932 to August 24, 2020

Obituary

To view the online service from the Carnell Memorial Chapel for the late William (Bill) Vail on Friday, August 28 at 2:00 p.m. please click on the link below:

https://www.oneroomstreaming.com/view/authorise.php?k=159845952774097

Passed peacefully away at the Caribou Memorial Veteran’s Pavilion on August 24, 2020 at the age of 87. Bill is predeceased by his son Roger, his Parents Frederick & Amelia Vail, as well as his parents-in-law Selby & Elsie Thistle. Left to mourn with fond memories are his loving & devoted wife of 66 years Ruth, his children Lynn (Gary) Hillyard, Robert (Donna) Vail, daughter-in-law Gale Vail; 5 grandchildren, Trevor (Andrea) Vail, Amy (Dwayne) Butland, Jeff (Natasha) Hillyard, Terri (Josh) Hillyard, & Liam Vail; 4 great-grandsons, Logan Vail, Philip & David Hillyard, & Cody Butland; siblings Joan (Charlie) Squires, Fred (Clarice, deceased) Vail; also left to mourn brother-in-law Herb (Joyce, deceased) Moores & sisters-in-law Joan (Chesley) Vey, Glenys (Don) Quinn. As well as a large circle of neighbours, other relatives & friends. A special thanks to the staff of VP2 South for the wonderful & exceptional care he received for the last 2.5 years. Cremation has already taken place. Visitation to be held at Carnell’s Funeral Home on Thursday, August 27, from 2-4PM & 7-9PM. A funeral service will be held from the Carnell Memorial Chapel on Friday, August 28 at 2PM, with inurnment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Bill was a devoted husband, father, grandfather & great-grandfather who loved the outdoors, hunting, fishing, & his garden.

Flowers are gratefully accepted, or a donation may be made in his memory to a charity of one’s choice.

Schedule

Visitations

2-4 p.m. on August 27, 2020

7-9 p.m. on August 27, 2020

Carnell’s Funeral Home
329 Freshwater Road
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funeral

2:00pm, Friday August 28th

The Carnell Memorial Chapel
329 Freshwater Road
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Lynn,
So sorry to hear of Bill’s passing. Our sincere condolences to the family.
Eldon and Linda Davis

Ruth and Vail Family,
On behalf of Gail and I, we would like to extend our sincere condolences on the passing of Bill. We will always cherish the fond memories we shared with the Vail family many years ago, especially when we were kids and Dad and Mom were still with us. I am sure Dad will be very happy to see his old hunting buddy once again. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Dear Ruth and family,
Thinking of you at this difficult time. The many beautiful memories will help comfort you.
Please accept our sincere condolences.

Glenys & Gordon Drodge

So sorry to hear of your family’s loss. Our thoughts are with.

Lynda Cobb
Al Penney’s daughter

Ruth and family, my sincere condolences to all of you. Cherish his memories that you have shared over the years ; he will always be in your hearts. May he rest in peace Godspeed.

To Ruth & Vail family, Ralph & I are saddened to hear of Bill’s passing.. Our deepest sympathies are extended to you & your family . We will not be visiting the funeral home due to worries over COVID-19 , but please know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers .

Barb & Ralph Ryan

Dearest Lynn, Ruth, Rob and families. I am so sorry to hear of Bill’s passing. I will refrain from visiting the funeral home due to Covid so that family can visit comfortably but I want you to know you are all in my thoughts and prayers. Hugs to everyone. Deepest sympathy, Maureen Norman Parsons.

To the Vail Family,
Please accept our heartfelt sympathy and prayers on Bill’s passing. Take care of each other during this difficult time.
Rose and Dorman Anderson

Mrs. Vail, Lynn, Rob and families,
So sorry to hear of Mr. Vail’s passing. He was a great co-worker and friend to dad. Thinking of you all at this time.

Dad sends his condolences as well.
Take care.

To Ruth, Gale and the Vail family,
So sorry to hear of Bill’s passing. Our deepest condolences for your loss. God bless.
Bruce & Judy Moores

To Gail ,Ruth and the Vail family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Try to ease your pain with good memories. Gerry and Bill Sprague

FRED AND THE VAIL FAMILY .On behalf of the old comrades lodge 1 we pass on our sincere condolances of the passing of your brother.May he RIP

Ruth, sorry to hear of Bill’s passing. Our condolences to you and your family at this time.

Ruth & the Vail Family,
Thinking of you all at this sad time. We hope that time will ease your sadness and all your memories will bring you peace.
Sybil & Job Blackmore

Ruth and the Vail Family;

Very saddened to hear of Bill’s passing. Our condolences are with you all.

So many years and so much has passed since I left my home Province but those early memories of family are so vivid. I treasure them all.

Betty and Robert Scott
Calgary

Rob and Donna,
My condolences to you and your family for your loss., thinking of you during this difficult time.

Ruth and family, Deepest condolences on the passing of Bill. Cherish the memories.
Wayne and Judy Mitchell

Lynn, Gary and family
Sorry to hear of the passing of your father. Our thoughts , prayers and love are with you all. Hugs to your mother.
Geraldine and Lloyd Masters

I was very saddened to learn of Mr. Vail’s passing. I spent a lot of time around Roger and the family when I was a teenager. He was a wonderful man. My sincere condolences to your family. I regret I cannot be there to pay my respects in person. My prayers are with you all.

Gail,

Condolences to you and to Roger’s family on the passing of Mr. Vail. Thinking of you.

Shirlee LaCour

To Ruth and family..Our condolences to you and all your family.There are many wonderful memories left to cherish.You are in our thoughts at this difficult time.
By Ros and Fred Hiscock and the Peach Family

Deepest Condolences to the family, on the passing of Mr Vail., his memory no doubt will live on.

To Rob, Donna and family

My condolences on your loss. My prayers are with you during this difficult time .

Karen Hanrahan

Robbie – I’m so very sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing. I can honestly say you are my oldest…I mean longest friend. My love to you, Donna and Liam. Please give your mom a big warm hug from me.

To Ruth and family…Just wanted to send my condolences to you and your family on the passing of Bill. Thinking of you during this very difficult time.