On Sunday April 26,
passed away at the age of 52, at St. John Hospital in Vanderhoof. Billy was a very ambitious person, who due to his determined attitude accomplished many things. This included earning his certificate as a Heavy Duty Mechanic in Fort Nelson, where he worked for 13 years. Billy went on to achieve his Journey Man certificate as a Lineman for BC hydro in Vanderhoof. One of Billy’s biggest accomplishments however, was his success as an independent business owner. Through his higher learning and affiliation with positive people he was able to change and inspire the lives of many. Billy was a loving Husband to Karen Pinkenburg and a devoted father to Jason, Tim, Melissa and Shaina Pinkenburg, proud son to William II and Rexene Pinkenburg, caring brother to Nancy Debreceni and Carol Mohammed, l. Billy’s funeral was held on May 1 at the Nechako Community Church in Vanderhoof at 2 pm.