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Obituary for William Reuben TiffinPosted: July 10, 2012

Obituary for William Reuben Tiffin “Bill” “Root Beer”

1935 – 2012
Wishing for one more trucker’s story.

It is with great sorrow that the family of William Reuben Tiffin announces his passing on Wednesday, July 4, 2012 in Cranbrook, British Columbia at 77 years of age.

Bill was born on June 30, 1935 in Nelson, British Columbia. He is survived by his wife Charlotte “Lottie”, his sons Bert (Cindy) Tiffin, Brian (Vicki) Tiffin, his daughters Maryann (Dennis) Craig, Beanie (Ron) Malenfant, six grandchildren and seven great grandchildren, and his sisters Marlane (Lyndon) Petty and Yvonne Schnook. He was predeceased by his mother Marie Heapy, his brother Stuart and his grandson Justin.


The family would like to thank the staff at Cranbrook Home Support, Joseph Creek Care Village, Dr. Blumenhauer and Dr. Van Rensberg.

A memorial service for Bill was held at McPherson Funeral Chapel in Cranbrook on Wednesday, July 11, 2012 at 1:00 pm. His Interment took place in Westlawn Cemetery.

Arrangements entrusted to McPherson Funeral Service.
Condolences for the family can be offered at:

Above photograph courtesy of Through My Eyes Photography


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