Long-time CTA board member and former chairman of the Canadian Trucking Alliance, William (Bill) Sokil, passed away last week. He was 83 years old.
William is survived by his two sons, Greg (Angie) and Robert (Valerie); four grandchildren, Allison (Ari), Stephen, Katie, and Robyn; and brother, Russell. Predeceased by his wife, Marjorie, and his parents, John and Annie.
William was a pioneer in the trucking industry with Sokil Express Lines in Edmonton, a prior chair of the Canadian Trucking Alliance, and a past president of the Alberta Motor Transport Association.
Friday, May 2 at 8:00 p.m. Park Memorial Chapel, 9709- 111 Avenue, Edmonton, AB
Saturday, May 3 at 11:00 a.m., Park Memorial Chapel, 9709- 111 Avenue, Edmonton, AB
Interment to follow at Rosehill Cemetery, 1605 – 141 Street , Edmonton, AB
In lieu of other tributes, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta, NWT and Nunavut, 10985-124 Street, Edmonton, AB T5M 0H9.
To send condolences, visit www.parkmemorial.com . Park Memorial 9709 – 111 Avenue, Edmonton, AB T5G 0B2 (780) 426-0050.