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Welcome to the memorial page for

Wilson 'Willy' Staples

June 19, 1929 ~ December 13, 2016 (age 87)

STAPLES, Wilson “Willy”
Founder of Wilson Tire
Peacefully in his sleep with Vera, his wife of 63 years, at his side on Tuesday, December 13, 2016. Loving father of Ken (Jane) Staples, Linda (Kevin) Burnett and Patsy Staples (Garry Bacon). Grandpa of Andrew Staples, Katherine (Doug) Peel, Lauren Staples (Scott Smith), Marcus (Lindsay) Churcher, Chantel Churcher (Connor Power). Great Grandfather of Emily and Carson Peel, Lily Smith, Julia Churcher and the late Liam Smith. Dear brother of Glen (Margaret) Staples and the late Ray (Marion) Staples. Brother-in-law of Shirley and the late Gilbert Magill. Willy will always be remembered by his friends and customers at Wilson Tire, the Moose Lodge and his fellow brothers at the Masonic Lodge #77.  Family and friends are invited to Lakeland Funeral & Cremation Centre, 19 Moose Road, Lindsay on Thursday, December 15 from 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM with a Moose Lodge Service at 6:45 PM and on Friday, December 16 from 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM & 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM with a Masonic Service at 6:45 PM.  Funeral Service to take place in the chapel on Saturday, December 17 at 11:00 AM.  Interment to follow at Riverside Cemetery, Lindsay. Reception to follow at the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #67, 12 York Street North, Lindsay. If desired, donations may be made to Kawartha Lakes Food Source or a charity of your choice.  Online condolences may be made at www.lakelandfuneralcentre.com.


Charitable donations may be made to:

Kawartha Lakes Food Source
PO Box 123, Lindsay ON K9V 4R8
Tel: 1-705-324-0707
Web: https://www.canadahelps.org/dn/8836

Charity of Choice



 Service Information

Moose Lodge Service
Thursday
December 15, 2016

6:45 PM
Lakeland Funeral & Cremation Centre
Lindsay, ON

Visitation
Thursday
December 15, 2016

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Lakeland Funeral & Cremation Centre
Lindsay, ON

Visitation
Friday
December 16, 2016

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Lakeland Funeral & Cremation Centre
Lindsay, ON

Masonic Service
Friday
December 16, 2016

6:45 PM
Lakeland Funeral & Cremation Centre
Lindsay, ON

Visitation
Friday
December 16, 2016

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Lakeland Funeral & Cremation Centre
Lindsay, ON

Funeral Service
Saturday
December 17, 2016

11:00 AM
Lakeland Funeral & Cremation Centre
Lindsay, ON

Reception
Saturday
December 17, 2016

1:00 PM
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 67
Lindsay, ON

Interment following funeral service
Saturday
December 17, 2016

Riverside Cemetery
Lindsay, ON


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