Visitation

7 - 9 p.m., Monday at the Harris Funeral Home, 220 St. James St. at Richmond

Service

3:30 p.m. Tuesday, February 10 at First Baptist Church, 568 Richmond St.

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Donations

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the Bill Traut - Wil Rice Memorial Award at the London Community Foundation or First Baptist Church would be gratefully acknowledged. Click on DONATIONS at right side of this page to place a memorial donation.

 

50 Years

CARING • HELPFUL • TRUSTED

Bill Traut

Death Notice

TRAUT, William G. - Peacefully at home on Thursday, February 5, 2015, Bill “Sam" Traut in his 93rd year. Beloved husband of the late Elizabeth C. Traut, nee Matthews (1998). Loving father of Norma Evans, Mary and Al McIntyre, all of London, Bill and Brenda Traut of Elmira, and Judy and Lee Cairncross of Goderich. Dear grandfather of Shane Byers (Tanya), Shannon Byers, Lisa Cairncross (Bill), Cathy Donnelly, Jeremy McIntyre (Tanya), Aaron McIntyre (Meghan), Luke McIntyre (Lauren), Jacquelyn Evans, and the late Grant Cairncross. Special great-grandfather (old papa) of Teagan, Kobe, Abby, Marlee, Emma, Anne, Isla, Avery, Ryann, Sam, Ainsley, Finley, Beth and Addison. Brother of the late Donald. Bill taught and coached at Central Secondary School from 1947 through 1962. He assumed a Superintendent role with the London Board of Education, retiring in 1981. Visitation on Monday from 7-9 p.m. at the Harris Funeral Home, 220 St. James St. at Richmond. A memorial service will be conducted at First Baptist Church, 568 Richmond St. on Tuesday, February 10 at 3:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the Bill Traut - Wil Rice Memorial Award at the London Community Foundation or First Baptist Church would be gratefully acknowledged.