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WILLIAM THOMAS BROWN

October 23, 1935 ~ September 15, 2021 (age 85)

Obituary

William (Bill) Thomas Brown, 85, of Baysville, Ontario, passed away on September 15, 2021. He died
peacefully at the Biggar Saskatchewan Long Term Care facility. He was born to David and Norah
Brown on 23 October, 1935. He attended the Brown's Brae Public School until he began work in the
lumber camps at 15 years old. He joined the Royal Canadian Air Force in 1954 and served as an
aircraft mechanic with 3 Wing in Germany. He was a member of the RCAF Flyers hockey team and
played as a national level representing Canada in Europe. Upon release from the RCAF in 1959 he
returned to his family home at Nithgrove Farm near Baysville where he raised his six children, and
established his business, Brown's Enterprise, constructing cottages and docks on Lake of Bays,
Muskoka.
Bill was married to Jean Bowdige in 1955 and is survived by six children Bill, John, Carrie, Tom, Beth
and Leanne, ten grandchildren, and nine great grandchildren. Bill was predeceased by his first wife
Jean, second wife Merle, brother David and sister Janet.
Bill was known for his sense of adventure and a quick smile. He spent the last years of his life in
Biggar Saskatchewan, where he lived with his wife Merle. His family would like to thank the people of
Biggar and the staff at Biggar Long Term Care for their care and attention to his well-being.

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