Somerville – Kenneth John of St. Thomas passed away peacefully at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital on Friday, November 21st, 2014, in his 75th year. Beloved husband, in their 53rd year of marriage, to Carol Ann (Sherin) Somerville and dearly loved father of Teresa Bailey (Ron Stafford) and Rick Somerville. Cherished grandpa of Sarah Bailey, Jennifer Bailey-Wood (Shawn), Madison and Derrick Somerville, step-grandpa of Casie Nurse (Brent) and Sean Stafford Sarah and step-great grandpa of Avery and Brinley Nurse and Bella and Blakely Stafford. Dear brother of Donna Smith (Late Carl), Mary Lynch (Late Donald) , James Somerville (Debby) , Michael Somerville (Mary Alice) , Sheila Shaw (Keith), Debra McFadden (Tim) and the late Robert Somerville. Dear brother-in-law of Doris Marsh (Late Norm), and Donna Moore (late Nick), Donald Sherin (late Betty), Richard Sherin (Irene) and the late Fay and Jack Purvis. Lovingly remembered by several nieces, nephews and cousins. Ken was born in St. Thomas on October 1st, 1940, son of the late Reginald George and Eileen Somerville. Ken served in the Navy from 1959-1964 and was retired from Somerville Hydraulics. He was also a life member of the St. Thomas Optimist Club.
Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin Street, St. Thomas where funeral service will be held Tuesday at 11:00am. Cremation to follow. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Sunday, November 23rd from 7-9pm and Monday, November 24th from 7-9pm. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Lung Association. Online condolences may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.