Payne, William “Bill” Cunningham –
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October 24, 1931 – March 25, 2019
Peacefully, after a lengthy illness, At St. Joseph’s Hospital, Hamilton, on March 25, 2019; a long-time resident of Paris.
Beloved husband for over 62 years to Mary Lou (nee Berkeley); loved father to Christine (Bob) Devereux and Sandra (Ken ) Kirby; proud grandpa to Nadine (Paolo) Iacullo, Ashley, Patrick (Kristina) and Jennifer and great grandpa to Parker. He is survived by many nieces & nephews and many friends.
Predeceased by his parents William Sidney Payne and Martha Elizabeth Cunningham; a sister Mary Elizabeth O’Neill.
Bill worked for several years as a Commercial Printer with Davis & Henderson, Melrex and Paris Graphics. He enjoyed Hockey, especially the Detroit Red Wings, Baseball and his fishing trips.
Cremation has taken place. A Private Family service will be held. Friends are welcome to join the family at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch # 29 Paris (70 William St) on Thursday April 11, from 3-5 Pm for a Celebration of Bill’s Life.
Donations to the Legion or Sick Kids Hospital Toronto would be appreciated.
Online condolences and donations may be arranged through www.wmkippfuneralhome.com or by contacting WM. Kipp 519 442 3061