Bill was killed in a tragic motorcycle accident on September 15 at the age of 61. He was overseas near the city of Samara in Russia. He is survived by his four children: Ken, Trevor (Nicole), Gavin and Gail Wright. As well as two Grandchildren Ryker Laybourne and Emma Rose Wright. Bill is also survived by his mother Jean Wright and his siblings: Nora Niddrie (Bill), Ian Wright, Elaine Knorr (Dean) as well as his nieces and nephews Billy, Denise, Nicholas and Katy. Bill was predeceased by his father Robert Wright and infant brother Neil.
Bill will be forever remembered for his compassion and sense of humor. He was fearless in his drive to live life as he wanted and was determined to achieve as much as possible. Though his life was taken far too soon, Bill had few regrets. He travelled extensively on his motorcycle and befriended people across the globe. His loss will be felt keenly by those who knew him.
A Memorial Service will be held on Friday September 27 at 11:00am at the Innisfail Legion. In honor of Bill's extraordinary life, the family is asking for stories of Bill to be told during the service. If you have a tale to tell please let one of the family know or email the Heartland Funeral Home in Innisfail (email@example.com) to let them know you are interested in speaking. Donations in his memory can be made to an Orphanage in Kiev that Bill held in very high regard. Funds for the orphanage can be directed to the family and they will see the funds are appropriately distributed to the orphanage. Arrangements entrusted to Heartland Funeral Services, Ltd., Innisfail. Phone:403-227-0006. www.heartlandfuneralservices.com.