William "Bill" Raymond Mott

William "Bill" Raymond Mott WILLIAM BILL RAYMOND MOTT of Camrose, Alberta, formerly of New Denver B.C, passed away Wednesday, September 11,2013 at the age of 87 years. William (Bill) Raymond Mott was born in Cranbrook B.C. on March 25, 1926. He grew up in Cranbrook with his older sister Phyllis where they spent many years fishing and camping with the family. He moved to Victoria when he was 15 to finish his education. He joined the army during World War II and travelled on the boats that delivered ammunition around the Aleutian Islands towards Alaska. After coming out of the army he followed his parents to New Denver, B.C. in 1948. In 1950 he met Eva and offered to drive her out to the golf course and give her some golf lessons. Bill and Eva married on October 6, 1951. Barbara was born in 1953, Nancy in 1956 and then a big move to Estevan, Saskatchewan where Jeffery joined the family in 1961. Bill worked for Dome and Producers Pipeline. Summer holidays were spent returning to New Denver. In 1987 they retired and moved from Estevan back to New Denver. Bill spent his time coffee-ing, golfing, boating and hiking in the mountains. In 2011 he and Eva moved to Camrose to be closer to family. Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 61 years Eva; children Barbara (Jim) North of Camrose, Nancy (Dallas) McNeil of Calgary and Jeffrey (Elandra) Mott of Lloydminster; sister Phyllis Davenport of Niagara Falls, Ontario; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Bill was predeceased by his parents. A Memorial Service was held 2:00 p.m., Saturday, September 21, 2013 from Burgar Memorial Chapel with Rev. David Eriksson officiating. If family and friends so desire, memorial contributions are gratefully accepted in lieu of flowers to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, or to S.T.A.R.S. To send condolences please visit www.burgarfuneralhome.com. Burgar Funeral Home Camrose and Daysland (4817 51 Ave, Camrose, Alberta T4V 0V4) in care of arrangements 780-672-2121. "Dedicated Service Since 1906"

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