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William Swan Little
William Swan Little

March 9, 1937 - March 4, 2019
Born in Windsor, ON
Resided in Calgary, Alberta


William Little passed away on Monday March 4, 2019 at the age of 81 years.

He was born in Windsor, ON to Percy Little and Syble Little (nee Marsh). William grew up in Bell River, ON and lived in Toronto, ON and Kitchener ON, before moving to Alberta.

He is pre-deceased by his wife, Julie; parents, Percy and Syble; 4 siblings, Gerald, Bob, Sybil and Cheryl and one grandson, Andrew.

William is survived by his daughters, Charlene-Anne (Anton) Jinkerson of Calgary and Karen Little of Hamilton, ON.; grandchildren, Cassandra-Lynn Little, Amira Jinkerson, Tricia-Lynn Jinkerson and Ian Jinkerson, Christopher Garant ; great-grandchildren, George, Roslyn, Alexa and Roxas and siblings, Donna (Bill) Higgs, John Little, Jim (Marie) Little and Margaret Ladore; as well as many nieces and nephews.

William was a Sergeant in the military for the Essex and Kent Scottish Regiment. While in service, he earned his engineering degree. He had a long and accomplished career as a civil engineer and contributed to many expansion projects in Ontario with the majority of his career in the Greater Toronto Area. William worked until he was 75 when at the time, he was busy owning and operating his own business.

William was strong and determined. He was also kind, thoughtful and chivalrous. He will be missed by many family and friends in Calgary, Hamilton, Windsor and London, ON.

At William's request, there will be no formal service. Interment will take place at a later date at Airdrie Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers please send donations to Veterans Association Food Bank (Unit 14-2916 5th Avenue NE, Calgary, AB, T2A 6K4, 403-FOR-VETS; 403-367-8387)

Messages of condolence may be forwarded to the family at



Veteran's Association Food Bank
Unit 14-2916 5th Avenue NE
Calgary, Alberta Canada T2A 6K4


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