William Peter Sluys of Blenheim passed away on Wednesday September 29, 2021 at Chatham-Kent Health Alliance. Born on March 27, 1939. Son of the late Gerrit and Patricia Sluys. Husband of Jill Sluys. Father of Steven and Patti Sluys, Robert and Patricia Sluys, John Peter and Sarah Sluys, and predeceased by daughter Sandra Lynn Sluys. Grandfather of Merissa, Joshua, Britney, Alex, Abby, Hope and Reuben. Brother of Peter and Marsha Sluys, Fia and Richard Moxham, Gary (late Irene) Johnson, Margaret Phillips, Katie (late Peter) Terpstra, Murray and Judy Sluys and Jack and Yetha Sluys. Bill attended Thames Christian Fellowship and belonged to the Essex Kent Bird Club. He served in the Canadian Armed Forces from 1958-1960. He was stationed in Petawawa and served in Germany for one year. Bill loved his family and his birds and was always happy and joyful. All are welcome to attend a visitation for Bill at Thames Christian Fellowship on Sunday, October 3 from 3:00pm–5:00pm, 400 Park Ave. East, Chatham. A funeral service will be held Monday, October, 4 at 11:00am at Thames Christian Fellowship, officiated by Pastor Chris Jorgenson. Anyone wishing to make a memorial donation in Bill’s name is asked to please consider The Salvation Army or Thames Christian Fellowship.
Link to Service (Monday October 4th at 11am) -> HERE