McIntyre, Ken

July 12, 1946 ~ May 04, 2023

McINTYRE, Kenneth Lavern – age 76 of Oil Springs, passed away on Thursday, May 04, 2023 at Bluewater Heath, Sarnia. Beloved husband of Norma (Nee Cameron) for 53 years. Special father to the late Karen Louise Jones (2021), Shari (1974) and Jodi (1976). Dear father-in-law to Allen Jones, brother to Helen (Dwayne) Babcock, sister-in-law Denise McIntyre, brother-in-law Fred Cameron, sisters-in-law Donna Cameron, and Bernice (John) Sloan. Ken will be missed by many friends, cousins and nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Amos and Marie McIntyre and in-laws Marshall and Gladys Cameron, brother Bill McIntyre and his brother-in-law Murray Cameron, sister-in-law Donna Whitehead and nephew Tim McIntyre.  Ken was proudly involved in Scouting, a long time member of the Oil Springs Fire Department and the Oil Springs United Church which he was a trustee and Steward for the church. The McIntyre family would like to thank Dr. Li, Dr. Lam, Dr. Tang, Stacey from Care Partners, Dr. Maddison and everyone else who was involved with Kens care.

Friends and family will be received on Tuesday May 09, 2023 from 5pm to 8pm at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, BRIGDEN.

Funeral Service
A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, May 10, 2023 at 11 am from the funeral home. A private family graveside service will take place at Oil Springs Cemetery at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to Oil Springs Fire Department Association or The Oil Springs United Church.

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  1. Norma,
    So sorry to hear of Ken’s passing. He will be greatly missed in the Oil Springs community. My deepest condolences.
    Genie ( Cherry) LePoivre

  2. Condolences to all on the loss of Ken. He will be missed by many.
    Allen and Terrie Farr

  3. My deepest condolences to the family and members of the Oil Springs Fire Department. I remember Ken as one of the great volunteer fire chiefs. Only a few will fully understand and appreciate the many sacrifices made on behalf of the community. You have made your community a better place, and your legacy will continue for many years.

    Rest easy Ken

  4. Norma and family ,My deepest condolences. Ken was an inspiration to the town of Oil Spring and the Fire Department. I am sorry I am unable to attend as on shift. Brian and Jenn

  5. So sorry Norma to hear of Kenny’s passing. He will certainly be missed big time!

  6. Norma and family sorry to hear of Ken’s passing ,he wuz a major influence on many young people in the scouting org. i’ll never forget he entered me in the shortest cub in Canada , so sorry i’m un able to attend as of recent surgery ..John

  7. Norma
    We are thinking of you & sending our deepest sympathies. Jason, Tiff, Lochlan, & Norah 💕

  8. Dear Norma,
    Please accept our sincere condolences on your loss of Ken. He was always such a nice person to chat with. Thinking of you!
    Mike & Jane Young

  9. Our sincerest sympathy to you Norma and your family. May all those wonderful memories along with the love of so many friends give you comfort and peace.

  10. Dearest Norma,
    Sending our very deepest condolences to you on the loss of Ken. We were so saddened to hear of his passing. You have both been such dear friends for so many years and he will be greatly missed. Thinking of you. Sherry (Whiting) and Dino DiCienzo and family.

  11. Sincere condolences Norma. Its been a hard year for your heart. May your memories help to heal. Praying for your strength.

  12. Norma so sorry to hear of Ken’s passing. Our condolences to you and the family.

  13. Norma,
    So very sorry to read about Ken’s passing. Our thoughts are with you at this sad time. May pleasant memories eventually bring you peace.
    Michael and Cathy

  14. Norma and family – I am so very sorry for your loss. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers – all your wonderful photos and memories will always keep him close in your hearts.

  15. Dear Norma,
    We are so very sorry to hear of Ken’s passing.
    Cherish your memories,
    Paula & Kevin

  16. We would like to express our condolences to you Norma and your family for your loss at this time.

  17. Norma. We are sorry for your loss. I have many fond memories of Ken from Scouting and working for him at the gas station. He will be missed. Jeff & Sing-Lu Byers

  18. Norma. Brian & I are sending you our deepest condolences on the loss of Ken. He was one of the best & will be so missed by everyone.
    Brian & Debbie


  20. So sorry for your loss Norma. Ken was a great boss. I have many fond memories of those days. Thinking of you ❤

  21. Dear Norma,
    I was so saddened to hear of Ken’s passing. I have so many childhood memories of you both and it’s difficult to think that he is gone. Know that I’ll be keeping you in my thoughts and wishing you strength and peace during this difficult time.
    Sending love and hugs.

  22. Norma, Helen and families,
    We are so sorry for your loss. Our sincere condolences to you all.

  23. Know that we are thinking of you Norma , please accept our sincere sympathy on the passing of Ken
    Rick & Gayle Tremblay

  24. My prayers go out to you and condolences too. Sending hugs to you as well! May God be with you!

  25. Norma….I am saddened to read of Ken’s passing. He was such a nice man.
    My sincere condolences to you and family members at this sad time in your lives.

    Shirley Cook

  26. My thoughts and prayers are with Norma and the family. I will always remember Ken for being my very first boss and a great one too (many, many years ago-Oil Springs Service Centre). He always had a smile for everyone. May your memories bring you peace during this sad time.

  27. I send my sincere condolences during this time of sorrow. The Bible gives a comforting hope and it promises that your loved one will soon live again in a peaceful paradise on the earth where death will be no more. (John 5:28, 29; Acts 24:15; Revelation 21:4)

  28. Norma our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Ken will be missed by so many. Keep your memories close during this difficult tome.
    Dave and Carol Morgan

  29. Dear Norma and family, our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time. You will have so many special memories together. Love to all, Bill and Evelyn Thomas

  30. We are sorry Norma to learn of Ken’s passing. He was involved with Oil Springs affairs for many years. He will be missed. Linda and Bev Byers.

  31. My Dear Friend Norma,
    There are truly no words that could convey my deepest condolences and express how much I care.
    You are loved and cared for deeply,

  32. Norma and Family. Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers at this very sad time. Ken will be missed by everyone.
    Roy and Joan Dewhirst

  33. Norma we were saddened to learn of Ken’s passing. Our deepest condolences. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. He has gone to be with his children & family. R.I.P. Ken
    Big hugs to you Norma
    Susan & Brian Symington

  34. Norma we are so deeply saddened to hear of Ken’s passing. The Village of Oil Springs Fire Department and the church community owe him a tremendous amount of gratitude for his service and dedication to us all. He cared and served and will surely be missed. May your own memories give you comfort during this difficult time of sorrow. Deepest sympathies
    Don & Penny Phillips

  35. Margaret and I are sad for the loss of a good friend Ken. Norma was a great partner during troubling time. We will miss our meetings at Black Gold. Cheers Ken!!!!

  36. RIP Ken. Norma and rest of family, Alan and I hope that wonderful memories will help give you comfort in the days ahead. God be with you. Alan and Marie.

  37. My sincere condolences Norma! Oil Springs has lost a great man and hell of a friend! RIP bud!!

  38. My condolence to Norma and family for the loss of Ken . I have great memories of the times we worked and travelled together . He will be missed by many !….Owen Byers

  39. Norma, we are so sorry for your loss. Ken was my first boss and taught me a lot. He will be missed.

  40. Norma, sorry to hear about Ken. Our deepest sympathy to all. Hugs Gail, Randy and family.

  41. My heart breaks for you Norma. Be assured our prayers are being sent to you, so you can get through these tough days ahead

  42. Our deepest sympathy and condolences to the entire McIntyre family
    Dave and Mary Steadman

  43. Sympathy to you Norma and Al plus the rest of the Families, Ken was a great guy and was involved in Oil Springs for years . We’ve known Ken for many years as Ron was on the Fire Department with him for 15 yrs . Kens been a great neighbour for a long time ! Thinking of you all at this difficult time! Love Always Maureen Bailey and Family xoxo