William "Willy" Gordon Jack

Friday, April 16th, 1943 - Sunday, December 20th, 2020
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JACK, William “Willy” Gordon- age 77 of Carleton, Yarmouth Co., N.S. passed away in Yarmouth Regional Hospital on December 20, 2020. Born on April 16, 1943, in Kirkland Lake, Ontario, he was a son to the late William and Elizabeth (Webb) Jack. Willy spent most of his childhood in B.C. and made a career for himself in the military for 28 years. After retirement, he moved to Carleton with his wife, Gail (Richardson). He was happiest when outdoors and loved to hunt and fish. He was also known to be a talented fly maker. Besides his wife, he is survived by his daughter, Debra Veinot, Middleton; son, David (Jeannie) Jack, Kingston, N.S.; brother, Joe (Gayle) Jack, B.C.; grandchildren Kristan and Sara Jack, Megan Veinot. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his brother, Ken; and son-in-law, Troy Veinot. As per Willy’s wishes, cremation has taken place, and a private family burial will take place at a later date in Carleton Cemetery. Donations in memory can be made to a charity of your choice. On-line condolences may be sent to: or you may sign the guestbook on-line at:
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Jeannie Jack

Posted at 09:18pm
Willy will be deeply missed as a father ,grandfather husband and father in-law always in our thoughts and never forgotten . Will always remember his funny personality and lots of fishing and hunting stories . Love always Jeannie

Richard DesLauriers

Posted at 07:13pm
Willy and I spent many a day hunting and fishing the Fraser River together. We were next door neighbours for a couple or three years. When duck hunting with him he always shot them all - at least according to him. LOL. Many fond memories.

Canadian Military Engineers Association

Posted at 07:41am
The Canadian Military Engineers extend to you and your family our deepest sympathies in your time of sorrow.

Brigadier-General Steve M. Irwin, CD (Retired)
Colonel Commandant of the Canadian Military Engineers

Juanita Graham

Posted at 05:09pm
my heart and thoughts and prayers is downhome with my family .I met Willy when i was a teenager and have memories of him .so rest in peace Uncle.


Posted at 04:31pm
Love and condolences to all who knew and loved him ,he will be missed ,Uncle Willie was larger than life ,He was there if you ever needed anything ,and he was skilled in so many things,he loved life ,and hunting and fishing were a passion of his .Willie could accomplish any thing he set his mind to ,if he wanted to build something he studied it and then did it himself like wanting to make canoes,so he made canoes ,wood working if he wanted it , he built it . he always seem to master anything he put his hands too . Rest in peace Willy it was a good fight xoxo and a life well lived .

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