William Newman "Bill" McFarlane

William “Bill” Newman McFarlane passed away on February 1, 2022, at Creston, BC at the age of 69 years.

Bill was born on September 9, 1952, to parents Merle & Anne McFarlane at Gainsborough, SK.  Bill’s greatest passions in life were being the best Pa-Pa to his grandchildren, riding his Harley and riding his horses.

Bill is predeceased by his parents Merle & Anne McFarlane, in-laws Earl, Joyce Bradford, Harry Adcock, brothers-in-law David Bradford and Johnnie Bradford and nephew Jason Paulson.

Bill was very much loved by his wife of 49 years, Jo-Ann (nee Bradford) McFarlane, daughter Carrie-Ann Pfingsttag, her children Jason (Kaitie) Cooper, Cole, Morgan, Ty-Johnnie, the children’s father Daren Pfingsttag, son Corey (Trisha) McFarlane and their children Rhys and Brooke, four siblings Sharon Bell, Donna (George) Watson, Calvin and Lawrence, sister-in-law Coral (Barry) Armstrong, brother-in-law Ed Bradford, sister-in-law Carol Moon, honourary sister-in-law Phyllis (Rick) Paulson, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

At Bill’s request, no funeral service will be held.

In lieu of flowers, friends wishing to make a memorial contribution may do so to any children’s charity or to the Kootenai Community Centre Society – Safe Home, P.O. Box 237, Creston, BC V0B 1G0.

“He is now riding free”