Kenneth Clifford Hincks, of Mount Forest, passed away at Louise Marshall Hospital, Mount Forest on Friday, July 26th, 2019 in his 85th year. Beloved husband of Merle Hincks (nee Ellis) for 63 years. Loving father of Betty Lou Kirkpatrick and her husband Allen of Newmarket, Heather Scott and her husband Jim of Brooklin, Paul Hincks and his wife Cheryl, and Peter Hincks and his wife Shelley, all of Mount Forest. Cherished grandfather of Kristy Canellos and her husband Tom, Allison Skillen and her husband Brent, Jamie Hincks and his wife Krystal, Adam Hincks and his partner Callee Rice, Ashlee Hincks and her partner Mitch Howells, Amanda Hincks and her partner Adam Kalbfleisch, and Brandon Scott and his partner Brianna Capone. Missed by his great-grandchildren Reed Hincks, and Claire Skillen. Treasured brother of Betty Baetz of Kingston, Shirley Meads of North Bay, and Glen Hincks and his wife Angela of Markham. Dear brother-in-law of Preciosa Hincks of Oshawa, and George Ellis of Hanover. Fondly remembered by his many nieces, nephews, and wonderful friends and neighbours. Predeceased by his parents Andrew and Florence Hincks, by his brothers Eric Hincks and his wife Violet, and Elvin Hincks, and by his in-laws, Rev. Trevor Baetz, Wally Meads, Gladys Ellis, Margaret and Alvin Adams, and Irvine and Ina Doyle. Friends may call at the England Funeral Home, 294 Main Street South, Mount Forest, on Saturday, August 3rd from 2:00 – 4:00pm and 7:00 – 9:00pm, where members of the Mount Forest Lions Club will hold a memorial service at 1:30pm. A funeral service celebrating Ken’s life will be held at Mount Forest United Church, 175 Queen Street East, Mount Forest, on Sunday, August 4th at 2:30pm. A private family interment will be held at the Mount Forest Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to Mount Forest United Church or Louise Marshall Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

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