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March 14, 2023

Kenneth Earle Jackson of Tiverton, died surrounded by family, at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre, Kincardine, Tuesday, March 14, 2023, at the age of 83. Beloved husband of the late Linda (née Thompson), the late Marjorie (née Grey), and his loving companion, Donna Nathanson. Dear father of Gary (Bettina), Paul (Patti), Mark, Lissa (Anthony) and Scott (Denise). Sadly missed by his grandchildren, Tonya (Scott), Sean (Melissa), Eric (Madi), Holly (Dreaden), Amy, Jeff and Rio (Leena); and great-granddaughter, Wren. Fondly remembered by his daughter-in-law, Alison; sister, Marlene; brothers, Bob and Wayne (Joanne); and his many friends, family and employees. Predeceased by his parents, Earle and Lillian (née Marshall) Jackson; and son, Brent. Ken was born and raised in Erin, Ontario, and moved to Inverhuron in 1971. With a dump truck and a backhoe, he started Ken Jackson Construction in August, 1973. What started as a hobby, after working his shift at Ontario Hydro, turned into what Ken Jackson Construction is today. Ken’s company completed a number of projects in the area, including the construction of Huron Terrace and the reconstruction of Queen Street in 1995. Over the years, Ken was very generous with his time and equipment, sponsoring many local teams and events, and assisting many social and service organizations. He was a member of various associations and clubs, both locally and in Florida where he would spend the winter months. When not busy at the construction business, he enjoyed working on his vintage car and truck collection and spending time in the “Toy Box.” A celebration of life will be held at the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 183, Kincardine, Friday, March 24, 2023, from 1-5 p.m. Final resting place, Tiverton Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 183, Kincardine Poppy Fund or Huron Shores Hospice, would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy; arrangements entrusted to the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine;