McDonald, William Andrew (Tim)

  • Township: Embro & West Zorra
  • Branch: Royal Canadian Air Force
  • Date of birth: February 24, 1917
  • Where born: Embro, West Zorra Township, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada
  • Date of death: March 13, 2015
  • Burial location: North Embro Cemetery, Embro, West Zorra Township, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada
  • Wars Served: World War II
  • Country enlisted with: Canada


William A. (Tim) McDonald, a son of blacksmith Hugh McDonald of 110 Huron St., Embro, enlisted with the Royal Canadian Air Force.  After the war was over he worked for many years with the London PUC.  He married Dorothy Whitehead (deceased) from Thorndale and they had two sons - Hugh (deceased in 2008) and Bob who currently resides in London.  In 2013 at the age of 96 Tim makes his home at Parkwood Hospital, London, Ontario.


Obituary for William Andrew (Tim) McDonald:  Peacefully at Parkwood Hospital, London, on Friday, March 13, 2015, in his 99th year. Beloved husband of the late Dorothy (Whitehead) McDonald. Cherished father of Robert and predeceased by his son William. Proud grandfather of Kristen McDonald (Tyler) and Robert McDonald (Cindy) and great-grandfather of five. Predeceased by his brother Robert McDonald (Violet). William will be greatly missed. A heartfelt thank you to the medical team and staff on floor 5B at Parkwood. Cremation has taken place. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to Parkwood Hospital Foundation, 801 Commissioners Road East, London, ON N6C 5J1. Arrangement entrusted to A. MILLARD GEORGE FUNERAL HOME, London

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