In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar


William (Bill) McCulley


RCN / C.A.F. (Navy)


Born: 20 Jun 1934, Medicine Hat, Alberta


Died: 18 Oct 2016, Airdrie, Alberta


McCULLEY, William (Bill) - Born 20 Jun 1934, Medicine Hat, AB. Died 18 Oct 2016, Airdrie, AB. Bill was reunited with his loving wife of 56 years, Marg, on October 18, 2016 at the age of 82 years. Also there to meet him were his parents William “Wullie” and Isabelle “Isa”. Bill was a journeyman communication electrician by trade and an avid woodworker. He loved working with his hands and everything he did was self-taught. Bill also loved reading. From December, 1953 to February 1979 Bill served in the Royal Canadian Navy, which he was very passionate about. Sending Bill a farewell are his children: Louise and her husband Don, Linda and her husband Gary, Bryan and his wife Deb; his 4 granddaughters and 3 great-grandchildren; his siblings: brothers Jack and David and sister Ness; along with many nieces and nephews. A Celebration of Bill’s Life will be held at McInnis & Holloway, Airdrie, AB on Monday, October 24, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. In living memory of Bill McCulley, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park.


Ships served in:





(WM01) HMCS ONTARIO C32 and HMS Victory - dressed ship.  Date unknown

(WM02) HMCS ONTARIO C32 transiting the Kiel Canal, June 1955



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