In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar
HILL, Edwin Byard - 81, Dartmouth, passed away June 14, 2008. Born in Barrie, Ont., he was the son of Byard and Helene (Hobson) Hill. Ed joined the Royal Canadian Navy in 1946 and retired as Base Chief Warrant Officer CFB Shearwater in 1972. Postings also included Summerside, Downsview and HMCS MAGNIFICENT and BONAVENTURE. He worked in the Architectural Hardware Division at J.W. Bird Company from 1972-1992. Ed volunteered with the Canadian Red Cross, Canadian Blood Services and the Shearwater Aviation Museum until he became ill. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Lorraine (Cain); sister, Barbara Moore, and brother, John (Marie); children, Rick (Chris), Janet (Rick) Privett, Kathy (Roy) Millett, Stephen, Sheila, David (Kathryn), Trish (Robert) Boutillier; grandchildren, Colin, Lisa, Johanna, Jonathan, Amy, Kristina, Hannah, Taylor, Andrew, Nicole, Alex, and great-grandchild Ethan.
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