WILLIAM GARNET GRANTHAM

April 24, 1934 – November 21, 2011

In loving memory of Bill Grantham, a resident of Mindemoya, who died at his residence on Monday, November 21, 2011 at the age of 77 years. He was born in the Chesley area, son of the late Walter and Mary Grantham. Bill had an interesting and varied career. He was in trailer sales, gas bar operator and in home renovations, fixing and rebuilding many houses since coming to the Island. He and Kathleen came to Manitoulin 23 years ago from Barrie, to Kagawong, then Silver Water and 12 years ago moved to Mindemoya. He loved building houses, renovating and “doing stuff”. A real handyman, Bill had done all the work in their house at Mindemoya. He also enjoyed gardening and in earlier years liked to hunt and fish. He also liked to visit with people. Bill’s much loved dog, “Ask Him” was a true companion for many years until he died two years ago. Beloved husband of Kathleen. Loved father and father-in-law of Tracie and Len, Lori Prince and Barry, Lisa Cook and Tony and Dan Grantham and Anna Marie. Also survived by a number of grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews. Predeceased by three brothers and one sister. A memorial funeral service to celebrate Bill’s life was conducted in the Wm. G. Turner Chapel of the Culgin Funeral Home, Gore Bay on Saturday, November 26, 2011 at 1 pm with Pastor Joel Lock officiating. Cremation has taken place. If so desired, donations to the Mindemoya Hospital Auxiliary would be appreciated. Online condolences may be left at www.culginfuneralhome.ca. Culgin Funeral Home, 705-282-2270.