SOPER, William Willis - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Monday, December 1, 2003, William Willis Soper of Carbonear, WW II Veteran and life member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 23, Carbonear, age 87 years. Predeceased by parents: Harry and Irene; brother: Harry. Leaving to mourn, wife: Rachael Wesley of 63 years; one daughter: June (Rex) Cotter, Carbonear; three sons: David (Linda), Burlington, ON, Ernest (Nancy), Burt's Corner, NB and William 'Bill' Jr. (Jane), Labrador City; eight grandchildren: Heather, Robert, Michael, June, Lisa, Mark, Matthew and Katie; six great-grandchildren: Nathan, Stephen, Rachael, Brittany, Sharon and Sabestion; four brothers: Charles (Winnie), Carbonear, Kenneth (Marjorie), Scarborough, ON, Lloyd (Lorna), Dartmouth, NS and Donald (Marie), Halifax, NS; one sister: Lillian Babb, Harbour Grace; sisters-in-law: Minnie Burt and Dorothy (Ed) Diamond, both of Mount Pearl and Marion Trickett, Brigus; also a large number of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Resting at NOEL'S FUNERAL HOME, WATER STREET, CARBONEAR until 12:00 noon Thursday, December 4. Funeral service to follow at 2:00 p.m. from Bethany United Church, Carbonear. Interment in the Interfaith Cemetery, Carbonear. In lieu of flowers; as an expression of sympathy, donations in his memory may be made to the TCP Health Foundation.