Kenneth Stanley Ogley

Kenneth Stanley Ogley

Passed away suddenly at home in Paignton, Devon, England at the age of 80 on the 21st of June 2012.

Ken was born on the 8th of February 1932 in Doncaster, Yorkshire England to Stanley and Fanny Ogley. Ken was married to Evelyn Anne Griffiths on June 9th 1951 and after leaving school he joined The Corps of Royal Engineers of the British Army and served in Egypt, Cyprus, Germany and numerous postings in England. Ken earned the Long Service and Distinguished Conduct medal before retiring from the Army in 1967. After leaving the army Ken, Eve and the boys emigrated to Canada and moved to Trail B.C. where three siblings had already moved to. Ken found employment at Cominco as a steel fabricator, a trade he had learnt in the army. Ken worked at both the Trail and Warfield operations before retiring in 1996 after 24 years. After retirement Ken and Eve returned to England. Dad had many interests from raising tropical fish to photography and stamp collecting, no matter what he took up he became good at it.

Ken was predeceased by his wife Evelyn(Eve) both of his parents and also his sister Dealia and his brothers Archibald and Peter.

Ken is survived by his second wife Pauline. His daughter Heather(Vic)Garland. His sons Kenneth and Paul(Christy) Ogley. His sister Ede(Leo) and brothers Alf(Maureen), Dave(Gladys) and Frank(Linda). Ken is also survived by numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and nephews and nieces.

Service and Cremation to take place at a later date at Paignton, Devon. United Kingdom. In Lieu of flowers donations in Kens name can be made to a charity of one’s choice.

Always A Smile on His Face.


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