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COLVIN, William

June 9, 1934 — May 18, 2018

William (Bill) Reginald Colvin passed away, surrounded by family, May 18, 2018 in Kelowna. Bill is survived by his loving wife Wanda, daughter Alana (Steve) of Kelowna, sons Craig of Edmonton and Scott (Barbie) of Ottawa; grandchildren Madison (Remi), Maya, Connor, Carter and Carson. Bill was born in Toronto Ontario June 9, 1934. He joined the RCMP in 1953. Bill was stationed at several locations – Ottawa HQ Division; RCMP Regimental Band; and several locations in the NWT – meeting his love, Wanda at Ft. Simpson, NWT. They were married July 1963. Bill spent the remainder of his RCMP career in Saskatchewan. He retired from the Force in 1980 – having received The RCMP Long Service Medal, the Commissioner’s Commendation for Bravery, and the Bronze Clasp and Star. Bill then worked for SGI as a Special Insurance Investigator until his retirement in 1994.
Bill loved to sail, wind surf, was an avid Fly Fisherman and a passionate photographer. Bill served as Commodore, Race Committee Chair and Secretary Treasurer of the Last Mountain Lake Sailing Club in the 70’s and 80’s.
A private family service will be at RCMP Depot in Regina later this year.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, 102-1433 St. Paul St Kelowna BC V1Y2E4.

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A private family service will be at RCMP Depot in Regina later this year

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The service for COLVIN, William is scheduled for A private family service will be at RCMP Depot in Regina later this year. Below you will find the map for the service location and the contact information should you have any questions.

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  • Nancy & Jim Campbell says:

    Jim and Nancy our deepest sympathy Wanda and family our thoughts are with you. Keep strong.

  • Nancy & Jim Campbell says:

    Wanda and family Jim & I send our deepest sympathy. Stay strong. HUGS

  • Marj and Reg Henderson says:

    We will treasure all those family get togethers back east and in Regina and Kelowna. Lots of
    wonderful memories. Our thoughts are with you all . Love Marj and Reg

  • Donna Johansen says:

    My condolences Wanda to you & your family – I will miss Bill & his smiling face as he was always there to welcome me every Sunday.

  • Phyllis Robbins says:

    My deepest sympathy Wanda, Thinking of you in this sad time, hugs!

  • Shawna Argue says:

    To the Colvin Family. I was saddened to read the news of Mr. Colvin’s passing in today’s Regina LeaderPost. While decades have passed, I have very fond childhood memories of our times in Whitmore Park. My condolences to all of you. Shawna

  • Don and Eleanor Thompson says:

    Our sympathy to you Wanda. We miss Bill’s warm, friendly ways and his big smile. He was truly a gentle man. Our chats were often of Saskatchewan and sailing. His photos were priceless.

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