Passed away peacefully with his family by his side, at Craigweil Gardens, Ailsa Craig on Sunday, July 30, 2023 at the age 79. Beloved husband of Jane (Brumwell) for 57 years. Cherished father of Lianna and John Keogh, Chad and Candice Urbshott, and Jennie and Brad Hertner. Adored grandpa of Katie and William McLachlan, Tom Keogh, Rachel Manion; Connor Urbshott, Mackenzie Butzer, Hannah Butzer; and Eliza Hertner, and great-grandpa of Maeve and Bradley. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Donald and Elvy Urbshott and Mary Morkin. Fondly remembered by his many nieces, nephews and many friends throughout the Ilderton community. Predeceased by brothers, sisters, and in-laws, Keith and Phyllis Urbshott, Dorothy and Clare Evans, Bev and Gloria Urbshott, Helen and Bud Ryan and Joe Morkin, and his parents Edward and Bertha (Charlton) Urbshott.
Doug grew up on the family farm and worked the land his entire life. Also, working in the trucking industry for almost 50 years. He enjoyed hunting, golfing, and photography. He was a hardworking man that played even harder.
A private family funeral service will be held at Haskett Funeral Home, Lucan. Interment at Telfer Cemetery.
A Celebration of Doug’s life will be held at Ilderton Community Centre, 13168 Ilderton Road on Wednesday, August 2nd from 1 – 4 PM with words of remembrance starting at 2 PM.
Donations to Alzheimer’s Society Southwest Partners – Middlesex or Diabetes Canada would be appreciated by the family.