WILLIAM ROBERT MILLAR
(1922 – 2014)
Bill passed away peacefully, after a brief illness, on Monday June 30, 2014, four days before his 92nd birthday. Beloved husband of Rhoda. Loving father of Dale (Elizabeth), Glen, Lea (Elizabeth) and Brook. Caring brother of Joy Lowry. Predeceased by his son Clay, and siblings Doug, Wynn and John. Bill enlisted at the age of eighteen. While serving he met the love of his life Rhoda. After the war Bill graduated from Carleton University with a Bachelor of Commerce. He worked for many years at Statistics Canada and later ran his own business, PollyJay Enterprises. During those years he and Rhoda raised 5 sons. He was also active as a tenor soloist in the Ottawa musical community. After retirement he moved to their cottage property at Clayton Lake where he volunteered in the local community. His last weeks were spent surrounded by his loving family and the caring medical team at the Med/Surg wing of the Almonte Hospital. The family wishes to send a special thank you to Dr. Quakenbush.
There will be a celebration of Bill’s life at a future date for family and close friends. For those who wish to leave an in-memoriam gift in his name, the family would appreciate donations to the Almonte General Hospital.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Lannin Funeral Home, Smiths Falls.
Online condolences can be made at www.lannin.ca.