Bill Oldale

Bill Oldale (July 16/1930 – April 6/2018)
While surrounded by his loved ones, we had to say goodbye to our HERO. Predeceased by parents Ernest & Ina Oldale, and infant son Billy Oldale. Beloved husband of Betty Oldale. Loving father to daughter Judy Simard, son Dave and Jolene Oldale. Papa to Bobby Simard (Chelsie Burns), Brandi Simard, Jake Oldale, Kyle Oldale. Remembered by sister-in-law Lynn (John) Allingham, niece Sara (Glenn) Provan, great nephew Drew Provan and great niece Lorelei Provan and most of all his best buddie- Buddy! Bill will be greatly missed by those who knew and loved him including his veteran and service friends. The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at Bluewater Health for their special care. A cremation has taken place. Celebration of Life for Bill Oldale will take place on Thursday April 12th/2018 starting at 6pm at the Point Edward Ex-Servicemens Association (The Service Club) 503 Michigan Ave. Everyone is welcome to join us to celebrate our HERO!!! Condolences can be sent online at

26 Comments on “Bill Oldale”

  1. So sorry for your loss. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Sending ((hugs)) xoxo ♥️
    Kim, Mike Searson & family

  2. Our deepest condolences to your families. Bill was such a kind and caring man. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Tom and Linda Simard and family

  3. Judy, Betty, and family,
    Sending our deepest sympathies to you at this time. He always had a smile and a laugh every time we would see him. Such a special husband, father, grandfather to all of you. Hoping that those many happy memories will help you through this difficult time.
    Take care,
    June and Dave Weiss

  4. Betty, Judy, Bobby, Brandi, Dave, Jolene and family, you have our deepest sympathy and hugs to you all at this very difficult time. Bill was loved by many. He was a very kind, gentle, loveable, thoughtful, humorous man. Sincerely Rob and Judy Moore.

  5. We want to express our sympathy and let you know that our thoughts are with you. Sincerely Mike and Angela Hillaby

  6. My deepest sympathy to you all. This very special man will be greatly missed. He always had a smile and a good story. I am so glad to have known him and enjoyed his company at Legion and Service Club events. So many good memories.

  7. Bill was a special person, he enjoyed laughter, he enjoyed life. Our thoughts and sympathies go to Betty and family.

    Philip and Joyce Oldale, Calgary AB.

  8. My sincerest condolences to Betty, Judy and the rest of the family. Bill was a wonderful neighbour to me. He was always kind, willing to lend a hand or an ear, and always had a great story to share. I am saddened to hear of your loss and the neighbourhood will be missing one of its “founding fathers”.
    Holding you in my thoughts.

  9. Bill was a wonderful person and it was a real pleasure to know him and to listen to his stories. He was always a great neighbour who you could count on. He was just a brave person. Very glad to have known him. My sympathies to Betty and the family. Tim Fisher

  10. Betty & family;
    Jack offers his sincere sympathy for the loss of his Korean War buddy. Although he didn’t see Bill often he thought of him a lot. Betty, as an former Beta Sigma Phi sister I remember the good times in the ’70’s when we first came to Sarnia and you befriended us. God bless you and your family with his peace and comfort as you adjust to the new life ahead.

  11. I would like to pass along my sincerest of condolences to The Oldale family.
    My thoughts are with you and I hope that your special memories of Bill help comfort you during this time.

  12. Betty, Judy, Dave and family.
    Our deepest sympathies to your family. Bill was a great person, great neighbour and of course a proud veteran. He will be missed by everyone.

  13. My deepest condolences to the entire family. I have many very fond memories of Bill. RIP.

  14. Many fond memories over the years and good times. Bill will never be forgotten. Our deepest condolences to Betty and family.

    Rick & Sandy Oldale, Thunder Bay, On.

  15. Betty and family, we are so sorry to hear of Bill’s passing. He was a great guy and we enjoyed many years of seeing him, and all of you, at the arena. Our thoughts are with you.

  16. A very PROUD serviceman. May you rest in eternal peace Bill. Thank you for your service, it was a pleasure having met you. My sympathy to your family.

  17. My deepest condolences to Judy, Bobby, Brandy and Betty. Beach lane will miss this hilarious soul! Thoughts and prayers! What a great man! Xoxox

  18. My deepest condolences to the family. Bill was a kind and generous man with a great sense of humour. RIP Bill I will not forget you my friend.

  19. Betty, Judy, Dave & families, so sorry to hear about Bill’s passing. I remember many good times while visiting Orchardview Campground. He will be missed. My thoughts are with you during this difficult time.

  20. Fond memories of cousin Bill, particularly of his visit to Fort William when I was a ten-year-old kid and listened to his stories of the Korean War. Visited him again in Sarnia when Uncle Red and Aunt Ina were still alive as I was travelling cross-country from Halifax to Victoria when I was in the Navy. Deepest condolences to the family.

  21. Betty, Dave and Judy,
    Our deepest condolences to you and your families.
    I have many fond memories of working with Bill at the Petrosar Building. He was a good friend, as well as a mentor.

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