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134 King St.,
P.O. Box 128,
Burford, ON N0E 1A0
Phone: (519) 449-1112
Fax: (519) 449-3120
William Bonney

William Stuart "Billy" Bonney

May 8, 1953 - March 21, 2020
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With his wife by his side at the Brantford General Hospital on Saturday March 21, 2020. Bill Bonney, of Harley, in his 67th year. Beloved husband of Judy (nee Malcolm) for 47 years. Dad of Janet & Bryan Corning, Marci Bonney & Dave Slack (Slacker), Jeff & Cindy Bonney, Jim & Amber-Starr Bonney, Katie & Tom Nelson. Papa Bill of Trent Corning & Kayla Lavalee, Devin & Grayson Mutter, Theryn Corning, Rhys Corning, Olivia Hatfield, Breanne (Pocahontos) & Thomas Marcucci, Sabrina (Snowflake) & Jamie Cockrane, Presley and Hailey Bonney, William Bonney (Billy Bob), Ali, Justen, Jake, Brianna, and Ryan Nelson. Great grandchildren Emersyn and Skylar Corning. Brother of Rosaland Robinson & Russ Summers, Connie & Rick Reavely, and Gail & Dan Clement. Predeceased by his parents Stuart (1997) & Mary (nee Lewis) (2002), aunts and uncles; Greta & Cecil Deveney, Donna & Walter Sanderson (Kate & Tarz) and Helen Bonney, Earl & Ruby Lewis, Charlie & Gretta Lewis, Jeanne & Harold Adams and George & Kathleen Lewis. Survived by uncle Clinton (Jim) Bonney, brothers and sisters-in-law Marie & the late Richard Treleaven (2020), Don & Carol Malcolm and Doug & Mary Malcolm. Predeceased by in-laws Walter & Ruby Malcolm, brothers-in-law Robert & Hazel Martin, Bruce Malcolm, wood-splitting buddy Arnet McMillan. Also survived by friend & cousin Jeff Sanderson, many nieces, nephews, family & friends.

Bill lived for 65 years on the family farm. He lived for farming, loved cutting wood and making maple syrup. He enjoyed a good green apple fight or corn cob fight, picking red trilliums, snowmobiling, playing hockey, fishing at the pond, cutting wood in the Hatchley swamp with his trusty tractor Christine and watching wrestling and Nascar. When possible, he enjoyed going to the various area tractor pulls with his good buddies Gill, Howard, Andy, Bernie and Dinky. Didn’t really enjoy his dip in the Ottawa River at John & Natalie Hedden’s wedding, but he survived that and many other accidents.

A Celebration of Bill will be held at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to the Keith Ovington Funeral Home, 134 King Street, Burford, Ontario. As expressions of sympathy, donations in Bill’s memory may be made to the Burford Township Historical Society, Burford Tractor Club or a charity of your choice. Keith Ovington 519-449-1112
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Lloyd & Lynn Rutherford

Posted at 03:49pm
Our sincere sympathy to Bill's Family
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Heather Cowan, Marg and Alvin Haskett

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Marcie and family. Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts.
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Posted at 04:38pm
Everyone of Our Competitions have made Me a little more of Who I am, Thank you Papa Bill!
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Marci Bonney

Posted at 04:19pm
Sorry to hear about the loss of your father. We are thinking of you and your family. cherish the memories , it won’t be be same on the Tenth without seeing him drive by , your dad was a great man! Being your neighbours and watching all you kids grow up and with great work ethics , the apple does not fall far from tree. Bill will be sadly missed and his wave he gave every time he drove by our place.

Scott Symons

Marci & Slacker

Posted at 10:48am
Strong Roots Lead Home
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