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William John (Wild Bill) Matthews


Petty Officer 2nd class, Boatswain, C.A.F. (Navy)


Born: 03 Aug 1956          Died: 22 May 2020


MATTHEWS, William John (Wild Bill) - In memory of William John Matthews retired PO2 died Friday, May 22, 2020 at the age of 63. He is survived by his daughter Elsbeth and grandsons Liam and Sam, son Ian (Shannon) and grandsons Auryn and Jace, son Ethan and the mother of his children Terry. Bill is predeceased by his parents William E. and Patricia Matthews as well as brothers Perry, Darryl and Sean. Aquamation has taken place. In memory of Bill, donations may be made to the Kingston Humane Society. He is survived by Carolyn who loves him still. "I will meet you at the rodeo Darlin'." (The Kingston Whig Standard 30 May 2020)


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