Anderson, William Lyle “Bill”

June 01, 1938 ~ May 30, 2021

ANDERSON, William Lyle “Bill” – Age 82 passed away on May 30, 2021 at Fiddick’s Nursing Home, Petrolia. Beloved husband of Betty Searson-Anderson for almost 40 years. Loving father of Janet (David) Whitehead. Grandfather of Kathryn Whitehead (Barry Hunnakko) and Brian (Ingrid) Whitehead. Great grandfather of Rose Whitehead. Dear brother of Marlene (Joseph) Nauta and Wayne (Elaine) Anderson. Survived by many nieces and nephews, sister-in-laws Joan Roberts, Anne Walker, Mary Ethel Douglas and brother-in-law and sister-in-law Roy (Debra) Searson. Predeceased by his parents Lyle and Doreen (Loosemore) Anderson, sister and brother-in-law Eva and Bill Jacques, and his parents-in-laws John and Leah (Heaton) Searson. Bill was a worshipful master of the Leopold Lodge #397 Brigden, a lifelong farmer in Dawn Township, and a resident of Oil Springs.

Funeral Details
A private family visitation and service will take place at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, BRIGDEN, followed by a private family interment at St. James Brooke Cemetery, Watford.

Sympathy may be expressed through donations to C.E.E Hospital Foundation or charity of choice. (Cheques mailed to funeral home).

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  1. My deepest sympathy for your loss; wishing you and your family strength and comfort during this difficult time.

  2. Our sincere sympathy to Betty & family for the loss of Bill. May all your precious memories help at this difficult time. Dave & Norma Wilson

  3. Our condolences to Betty and all the family. Bill has been a special friend to me for many years. I always looked forward to our conversations. He will be missed Bill will always be remembered as a great person.

  4. Betty I am so sorry to hear of Bill passing into eternity. He was a great guy with a heart of gold. Excellent neighbour and friend for many years.

  5. Dear Betty and family … please accept my sincere condolences on the loss of Bill. May the love the God of surround you at this time and good memories bring comfort. And may Bill rest in the eternal peace of God. Peace Carey

  6. To the Anderson family, Sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  7. Sorry for your loss Betty and family. Even though we know they need to go, it’s still not easy.

  8. Dear Betty, Janet and family
    I am so sorry to hear of Bill’s passing. I always enjoyed his dry sense of humor and will miss him at our family reunions.
    He now walks easily and has no pain.

  9. We were sorry to hear of Bill’s passing. We will remember him for his cheerful nature and pleasant chats that we had when we ran into he and Betty.

  10. Sorry to hear of passing of your brother Bill. May he rest in peace. Ray & Mary Lou and Virginia Racz.

  11. Betty, Shelley and I are so sorry to hear of Bill’s passing. He was a special person. So many memories of Bill over the years. Everyone that knew him also knew that Bill loved to chat…. always trying to get the latest news with his sly, shy demeanor. His little chuckle will always be part of my memory. He was a hard worker and a good hearted soul. Always willing to lend a hand, regardless of how dirty the job. He will be missed but all who knew him but we will each keep a little bit of Bill with us forever.
    Our condolences to you Betty as well as to Marlene, Wayne and your families.
    Sincerely, Jim and Shelley Kelly .

  12. To Betty and family,
    So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Allan and Kathy Butler (Wilson)

  13. So sorry Betty and family. I am Marie and Jim Reilly’s daughter
    Mary Lou and remember Bill well. His gentle, kind demeanor comes to mind. I last saw Bill and you Betty at mom and dads 50th. Please know, Bill had been one of mom’s favourit cousins and if she was alive today, she would be very sad to hear of his passing. A wonderful man. My condolences to you Betty and childrenand families, and to all to whom he made a lifetime impression on in his community. May peace come with healing in your loss. God Bless.
    Mary Lou

  14. Dear Betty and family. My condolences to all at this sad time. Those we love never leave us as their beautiful memories live on in our hearts FOREVER.Dorothy Johnson

  15. my sincere sympathy to all of Bills family..
    I always enjoyed my visits over the years with him. Betty, how wonderful it was that you had all those years together. My thoughts and prayers are with you . Hugs

  16. Dear Betty and Family: So sorry to hear of Bill’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Often think of the lovely visit we had with you and Bill in Wyoming a few years ago. ❤️

  17. Our sincere condolences Betty and Family on the passing of Bill . Thinking of you at this difficult and sad time in your life. Stew and Elaine.

  18. So sorry to hear of Bill’s passing. We miss him as our neighbour and visits. Our thoughts and prayers are with you Betty.
    RIP Biil you will be missed by all your neighbours.

  19. My sincere condolences to you and your family on the loss of Bill. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  20. We are so sorry to hear of the passing of your brother & brother-in-law Wayne & Elaine. Our thoughts & prayers go out to you at this sad time.

    Lee & Shirley Stevens

  21. So sorry for your loss Betty. My prayers are with you at this troubling time.

  22. Betty and family,
    I am thinking of you and your family, and sending caring thoughts your way.

  23. Our deepest sympathies to Betty and family. It was a privilege to take care of Bill at the home. Sincerely Cheryl & Ron Saunders

  24. Betty and Family
    You are in our thoughts and prayers. Treasure all your beautiful memories on your hearts ♥️

  25. I truly loved Bill’s sense of humour and welcoming spirit. He was a kind man with a big heart. I pray Betty that you will find comfort in the memories you and Bill shared over the years. God bless.

  26. Very sorry to hear of Bill’s passing. Condolences to Betty and all the family.

  27. Dear Betty, we were so very sorry to learn of Bill’s passing. Bill was always so nice and always had a kind word. Please know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers at this very sad time. Jim, Colleen and Andrew McLean

  28. So sorry to hear of Bills passing . Our thoughts and prayers are with The Families .

  29. Our condolences Betty, Janet and families. So sorry to hear of Bill’s passing. Thinking of you all

  30. Betty So very sorry to hear of the passing of Bill. Thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Deepest Sympathy.

  31. Sorry for your loss Wayne and Elaine and family. Thoughts and prayers go out to you.
    Shelley Lucier and family.

  32. Our sincere condolences to you Betty and your family. We are so sorry for your loss. Jim and Gwen McBean

  33. To the family of a dear friend, we are saddened by the lost of Bill and pray that many happy memories give you comfort. As Alan and I have been going over memories for the last two days. Even our children are discussing how they worked for Bill as kids and enjoyed being around him. God bless you all and give you comfort.
    Alan and Marie

  34. My sincere sympathy to Janet, Dave, and the entire family. Losing a dearly loved one is so difficult and the ‘goodbyes’ unimaginable. Cherish the memories as you recount many stories. May God grant you peace.