Obituary of Ken Osborne
A resident of Kent Bridge, Ken Osborne passed away at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance - Chatham on December 24, 2021 at the age of 83.
Born in Howard Township, Ken was the son of the late Calvin and Nancy (Campbell) Osborne.
Beloved husband of 58 years to Caroline (nee Smith).
Dear father to Jeremy Osborne. Predeceased by his daughter Jennifer (2016). Proud grandfather to Ryli, Paetyn, Noah, Stephen and Emma.
Ken will also be dearly missed by his sisters and brother in law; Kathi DesChene, Margaret and Jack Eberle as well as his sisters and brothers in law; Jean Pinch, Jim and Pat Smith, Helen Walker, Dick and Norma Smith, Diana and Gary Skidmore, Linda Tuach, Ab and Jan Smith, and many nieces and nephews.
Ken will forever be remembered by his family and friends for his creativity and resourcefulness. He was proud of his airplane he built from scratch along with restoring his Corvette. His main priority in life was his family and friends and spending time with them.
Family and friends will be received at the Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair Street, Chatham on Wednesday, December 29, 2021 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Those wishing to attend the visitation must show proof of vaccination before entering. This is a non-negotiable requirement of the family. Those wishing to attend the visitation must also book an appointment clicking on the following link. https://signup.com/go/ckwqwiM A private Funeral Service will be held in the Funeral Home on Thursday, December 30, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. A Live Stream link to view the service will be available on this obituary site the morning of the Service. Cremation to follow.
Donations made in memory of Ken to the Thamesville United Church or the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.
Online condolences may be left at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com
McKinlay Funeral Home
459 St. Clair Street, Chatham