Vale – Bill Carpenter


It is with regret and great sadness that we report WILLIAM BLAIR (BILL) CARPENTER passed away suddenly early on 08 February 2016 at Tent City, Waikawa.

Bill has been coming to Waikawa as a weekender for the past 40 years. He is well remembered as the commentator at our Boat Day and Fun Sports Day.

Our deepest sympathy to Sherene, Oliver and Abby.

2 thoughts on “Vale – Bill Carpenter”

  1. This is very sad news. Bill was a real character at the Beach and added greatly to the fun and enjoyment of Boat Day and Fun Sports Day with his ‘colourful’ commentary and ability to cajole up participants.

    Bill was a great ‘beach’ character and over the years we have been coming to the beach it was always nice to have a quick chat with him when we crossed paths when out walking. Always a personable and friendly fellow with a twinkle in his eye.

    Sherene, Oliver and Abby – we are are very sorry for your loss.

    Rogers Family.

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