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Kenneth Gordon Williamson

December 28, 1943 - November 17, 2012


Kenneth Williamson born on December 28th, 1943 in Vancouver, BC passed away peacefully November 17th, 2012 in Trail, BC surrounded by his wife and two sons.

Ken is survived by his wife, Janet, son Scott (Suzanne), his grandkids, Sidney and Sam and son Casey (Helen), four brothers, three sisters, in-laws, nephews, nieces and friends too numerous to list.  He was predeceased by his wife Lorraine.

He loved living in Nelson for the last five years. During his time here he was involved in the Kootenay Lake Vintage Car Club with his 29 Model A Ford Hot Rod and transported cars for Budget. His earlier years saw him involved in Minor and Junior hockey including owning the PoCo Buckeroos and playing in the VJB (beefeater) band.


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From: Thompson Funeral Service Ltd. Staff

Thompson Funeral Service Ltd. Staff send our condolences to family and friends. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

From: Barbara Williamson
Relation: sister

Janet, Scott, Casey~ Ken was SO proud of you. You filled up his heart and made him happy.~ My heart breaks for you. Gone too soon !
Knowing that all who knew him- loved him should bring you comfort.

From: George Burt
Relation: Family friend

My thoughts are with you, Janet and Harley…..too soon, too sudden…
I only met Ken that one time in Rigaud, but I know we both saw life the same way. I enjoyed the on-line jokes, tid-bits and info he sent me and
he will be truly missed……

From: Marilyn Blake
Relation: Mother-in-law

Janet,my Sweetheart, I’m so very sorry for your loss.
My condolences to Harley & the Williamsons,Mom

From: Karen Blake
Relation: Sister-in-law

Janet…words cannot describe how saddened we are at the sudden loss of your beloved Ken. He was such a kind man and a true gentleman. May the loving memories that you carry in your heart bring you peace, comfort and strength… today and always. All our love, Karen, Kerry, Mom, Debra and Peter. xoxo

From: rick hill
Relation: Friend

To Shirley Barb Lorraine and Williamson family. My sincere condolences on the passing of Ken. My early memories of Ken was in the Vancouver Junior Band. I was very young and looked up to Ken and brother Stan who were my idles. Because of them I followed my musical path. May he rest in peace.

From: Dona and Clair Smithson
Relation: friends

We feel like we’re part of the Williamson family, and share in your grief. Remembering Ken’s great humour, his love of life, his love of family and friends will help us all through these sad sad times, we will miss you so much Ken, you left us too soon. We love you all.
Dona and Clair Smithson

From: Mike Hansen
Relation: family friend

My heart and prayers go out to the whole Williamson family, you are in my thoughts.

From: Herb and Lillian Neufeld
Relation: long time friends

To Janet, Scott, Casey and family. We are so sorry for your loss. Ken was well respected and much loved by all who knew him. He was taken too soon and will be greatly missed, but there will always be room in our hearts for him. Condolences to the entire Williamson family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Love, Herb and Lillian

From: Pam Mountford and Danielle Mairs
Relation: friend of the family

May your happy memories of Ken keep him alive in your hearts forever.

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Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
November 24, 2012
Beginning at 1:00pm

Chapel of Thompson Funeral Service Ltd.
613 Ward Street
Nelson, BC Canada V1L 1T2

613 Ward Street
Nelson, BC Canada V1L 1T2

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Box 292, Nelson BC V1L 5P9

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