Bill passed away unexpectedly on December 31, 2018 at Mallory Beach. He is survived by brothers Joseph, Carl (Margaret) and Herbert, sisters Annemarie Eby and Theresa (Brian) Sippel and brother-in-law Paul McPherson. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his father and mother Florian and Mary (Brenner) Hofer, sister Rosemarie McPherson and brother-in-law D. Jack Eby. Bill was treasurer of the Friends of the Wiarton Library. He was retired from BDO (Hyde Houghton), Woodstock. At Bill’s request, there is no service. Cremation. Donations in his memory may be made to Wiarton Friends of the Library. Online condolences may be made at www.greybrucecremation.com.