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William Robert Littlejohn

February 4, 1926 - June 22, 2022

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Passed away in Penticton, BC, on Wednesday, June 22, 2022, at the age of 96 years. Bill was born in Naramata, BC and was the youngest of 5 children; Flora (Florie), John (Jacky), Mary (May) and David. He had many cousins and they were known as the “Grand Family”. He married Pamela Prosser on February 4, 1960 and they had two children, Gail and Martin. Bill had an orchard and grew mostly apricots. He also worked for Naramata Co-op, in storage and shipping, retiring at age 60. In 2015, Bill and Pam moved to Southwood Regency Resort, in Penticton. Bill was predeceased by his parents John and Flora Littlejohn. Besides his loving wife Pam, Bill is survived by his daughter Gail (Jim Atkins) and son Martin (Maria), grandchildren; Paul Atkins, Lauren Atkins, Jamie Atkins, Andrew Littlejohn, Thomas Littlejohn and William Littlejohn, as well as many nieces and nephews and one remaining cousin, Winifred Workman. Bill was a loving husband, dad, uncle, and friend, and will be greatly missed. A simple graveside service will be held at 11:00 am, on August 6, 2022, at the Naramata Cemetery. Immediate family are welcome to join us. We invite friends and family to join us at our home, as we celebrate the life of our dad, on August 6, 2022, from 3:00 to 5:00pm, 162 Vancouver Place, Penticton, BC. In remembrance of Bill’s life, the family asks that any charitable donations be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada. 

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The Kettle Valley Memorial staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: Sue and Gerry Clack
Relation: A Dear Friend

Dear Gail, Jim and Family
Words cannot express how very sorry we are in the loss of your dear Dad Bill.
He was a great Gentleman, unique and special in his own way, always had a kind word, cheerful with that Gentle smile and will be sadly missed by us all.

Don’t think of him as gone away
His journey’s just begun
Life holds so many facets
This earth is only one.
Just think of him as resting
in a place of warmth and comfort
and think of him as giving
In the hearts of those he touched
For nothing loved is ever lost
and he was loved so much.

Treasure those special memories
close tom your heart
With love and affection
Sue and Gerry

From: Sally Stiffe
Relation: My family knew him from living in Naramata.

Sending my condolences.
Mr. Littlejohn was such a nice man.
He will be fondly remembered by all who knew him.

From: Diana Bright
Relation: Bill was the husband of my husband's cousin Pam.

Bill was a wonderful man and a good friend. He was a generous and caring person, always ready to lend a hand. Bill helped us when we were building our house with the deck and painting. John and I enjoyed his apricots and cherries that we canned each year. His bright smile and ready laugh filled the room with warmth and welcome. His was a life well-lived.

Service Schedule

  Graveside Service

Date & Time:
August 6, 2022
Beginning at 11:00am

Location:
Naramata Cemetery

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