SPENCER, William "Bill" Arthur

(Retired proud employee of General Motors after 28 years service)

Peacefully at home on Tuesday April 19th, 2022.     Bill in his 70th year.  Loving husband of Gail.  Dear father of Angela, Shawn, April, Sheri-lynn, Kathleen, Shane and Jessica.  Proud grandfather of 17 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.  Brother of Barb Anderson, Robert Spencer and predeceased by Mary Higgins and Charlie Spencer.   Fondly remembered by nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.  A Celebration of Life will be arranged at a later date.  Words of a dear friend Reuben;

  “ For those of us lucky enough to have known him, Bill Spencer gave off the appearance of being a gruff and bellicose old grouch, but behind that veneer he was an eloquent old grouch, angry at the injustices of the world, and not afraid to tell anyone who’d listen (and a few who wouldn’t).  Whether the topic was global or local, Bill never showed any fear and would weigh in with his worldview.  He was blunt and had a vocabulary of a thesaurus.  When he was on your side, you’d never find a better friend or comrade.  He was a warm grandfather and father who loved his family, and he was a wonderful husband to Gail.  He was a mate that you’d want to have in your foxhole.  He’ll be missed greatly by those of us lucky enough to know him, and in his absence the world will be just a bit more impoverished than it was yesterday”. 

Cremation arrangements entrusted to McINTOSH-ANDERSON-KELLAM FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558).  Donations in memory of Bill can be made to a charity of choice.


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  • Apr 21, 2022

    Barb and Sam Luciano
    We are so sorry to hear the loss to you and your family. May your father soar to the heavens to find a comfy cloud to sit on while watching over you all. Every time you feel a breeze know hes blowing you a kiss...((hugs))
  • Apr 21, 2022

    June Alexander
    Condolences to all the families on the passing of Bill. Public school with Bill around was always interesting.  Sad to hear.
  • Apr 21, 2022

    Barbara Anderson
    May the love of family and friends give you comfort and strength.  So sorry for your loss.
  • Apr 21, 2022

    Phil Cassel
    My sincerest condolence to the family of William Arthur Spencer. šŸ™šŸ»
  • Apr 22, 2022

    Jennifer Johns
    So sorry for your loss ā¤ Thinking of you all.
  • Apr 22, 2022

    Robert Spencer
    Iā€™m so sorry for your loss William was my Brother Iā€™m heartbroken at his loss I find myself at a loss for words Bill is going to be missed by so many.
  • Apr 23, 2022

    Mary Doucette
    Another soul gone to soon. Please accept our condolences.Although Willium was our cousin we really didn't spend time together. Time and life got in the way. Grace,Jennie,and Mary.

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