Bill (William) Thomson left Saturday evening January 14, 2017 on the next step of his journey in the Circle of Life, leaving behind his broken-hearted family. He is survived by his wife of 60 1/2 years Florence, daughters Roxanne (Kamloops), Lorraine (Wayne Abbott) Seymour Arm, and Bonnie (Orval Brockwell) Ashton Creek. Sister Shirley (Pete) Griffiths of Victoria, Brother Bob (Linda) Thomson of Kamloops, Sister-in-Law Jessie Hoefsloot of Coldstream. Grandchildren James Michalopoulos, Gilles and Michelle (John) Gauthier and Reed Thomson-Brockwell. Great-grandchildren Lilli, Nevada and Lakasse Gauthier, Mackenzie and Deegan Falsetta. Nieces and nephews: Randy (Claudia) Thomson and Tomas in Panama; Tracy Housser – Jack and Amelie in Calgary; Ross (Tamara) -Griffiths – Amber Hunter and Chase on Vancouver Island; Kim (Mike) Griffiths- Aaron and Amy on Vancouver Island; Jodie (Ryan) McGill – France, Marcel and Amelia in Calgary, Scott (Penny) Vancouver Island, Glen Hoefsloot – Michaella and Kristine in Calgary; Rob and Tracy Hoefsloot – Michael, Shandell and Ashley of James River Bridge, Alberta. Foster granddaughter Sherry (Rob) Stewart – Hailey and Kailynn.