Passed away unexpectedly at the Louise Marshall Hospital on Wednesday, November 16, 2022 at the age of 76. Cherished husband of Peggy for 56 years. Beloved father of Kenny Hobbs of Mississauga, and Joanne (Manny) Veloso of Guelph. Adored Grandpa of Ashley (Craig) McDowell, Kaitlyn Veloso (Morgan Smith), Jesse Brassett, and Brandon Brassett; and great-grandfather of Easton McDowell and Levi Veloso. Survived by his aunt Shirley Gommell; siblings: John (Diane) Hobbs, Dianne McKinnon; and sisters-in-law: Cathy (George) Moore, Lynn Hobbs, and Barb Hobbs. Remembered by his many nieces, nephews and friends. Predeceased by his parents Gordon and Myra Hobbs, parents-in-law George and Pearle Ireland, and brothers Roy Hobbs and Paul Hobbs. Ken was a proud and long-time member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Mount Forest Branch #134. Ken will be remembered for his heart of gold – a kind man who would do anything for anyone. A private family service was held at the England Funeral Home. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Ken are asked to consider Cancer Patient Services.