Farm Animals 31

Doug Kennedy

April 27, 1939 ~ April 9, 2020 (age 80)


Kennedy, John Douglas (“Doug”) Burton of Thamesford, Ontario passed away on April 9, 2020 in his 81st year. Predeceased by beloved wife Shirley Grace Kennedy (Hogg) in 2006. Loved father of daughter Victoria (Peter) Davis and son John (Krista) Kennedy. Loving grandfather of Kaelin and Ellen. Dear brother of Hugh (Marion) and Homer (Joan) Kennedy, brother-in-law to Bruce (Sara) Hogg (2017) and an uncle to several cherished nieces and nephews. Born in Ilderton, Ontario, Doug will be missed by many due to his extensive involvement in the community through his years of teaching, farming, sheep shearing, fastball and volunteering. Thanks to all the health care teams at LHSC, St. Elizabeth and Sakura House for their kindness. Cremation has taken place and a private service will be held at Zion Cemetery. A celebration of life will be held at the Thamesford Community Centre, tentatively booked for September 19th from 1-4 pm.   In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Children’s Wish Foundation or the charity of your choice and may be arranged through Brock and Visser Funeral Home, Thamesford (519-285-2427). Expressions of love and sympathy may be viewed and made online at


Celebration of Life at a later date

Thamesford Community Centre
85 Middleton St.
Thamesford, ON N0M 2M0


Children's Wish Foundation of Canada
350 – 1101 Kingston Rd, Pickering ON L1V 1B5
Tel: 1-800-700-4437

VON - Sakura House
715180 Oxford County Rd 4 RR 5, Woodstock ON N4S 7V9
Tel: 1-519-537-8515

Mens Mission of London
4-797 York Street, London ON N5W 6A8

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