OLIPHANT: Douglas age 75 of Wheatley passed away Sunday May 12, 2013 in Leamington. Born in Chatham son of the late Donald and Mary (Chesney) Oliphant.  He was a former member of the Dresden Fire Department, the Canadian Legion and Southwest Outdoors Club. Predeceased by his first wife Janet in 1990. Survived by loving partner Mary Robinson, sons Tim Oliphant (Lynn), Todd Oliphant (Jo-D) and Tyler Oliphant all of Wheatley, step-daughters Terri Marentette (Tom Murray) of Leamington and Tracy Kervoelen (J.C) of Tilbury, grandchildren: Brett, Kendra, Chelsey and Kristin Oliphant, Derek and Darren Kervoelen, Kayla and Sydney Simpson, brothers: Dwaine and Geri Oliphant of Blenheim, Steve and Becky Oliphant of Dresden, brothers-in-law and sister-in-law Doug Kinny (Sharron), Sandra Burnham (Barry), Donna Robinson(Dale) Dave Kinny (Shari) and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by brother-in-law Allen Kinny.   Visitors will be received at the Thomas L. DeBurger Funeral Home 620 Cross St. Dresden Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.  A funeral service will be conducted from the chapel of the funeral home Thursday May 16, 2013 at 1:30 p.m. with Dale Robinson officiating. Interment in Dresden Cemetery.  If desired memorial contributions to War Amps or the Salvation Army would be appreciated and may be left by cheque at the funeral home. Online condolences and donations may be left at



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