Bill Horton

Bill Horton was part of the Engineering department at CFRN in the 1960s, where he spent most of his time on the road, servicing the CFRN-TV repeater transmitters spread across the Northern half of Alberta.


HORTON, George “Bill” William VE6AE
May 2, 1918 – May 20, 2013

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather at the University Hospital at the age of 95.

His health has been failing this past year and this ends his physical journey.

Bill is lovingly remembered by his wife of 71 years, Irene; sons, Ted (Helen) and Jerry (Tricia); grandchildren, Kim (Lionel Chan), Jay (Jess Mager), Rick (Tracey), Russell Bree (Joel Bazin); and six great-grandchildren. Bill was predeceased by his brothers, Joseph, Arthur and Harry.

A Memorial Service will be held Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. at Foster & McGarvey Funeral Home, 10011 – 114 Street, Edmonton, Alberta.

Donations in Bill’s memory may be made to the charity of one’s choice.

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Published in The Edmonton Journal on May 24, 2013

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