Kenneth Haines

Obituary of Kenneth Haines

HAINES, Kenneth "Jack" Passed peacefully surrounded by family, on Thursday, January 2, 2020 one week short of his 90th birthday. Beloved husband of Shirley Haines. Loving father of Shannon Fick (George), John Haines (Deb), Rob Spring (Sherryl) and James Spring (Heidi). Cherished Grandpa of Aaron, Amber, Matthew, Rob, Steven, Jeremy, Alia and Wesley and Great Grandpa of Aiden, Andrew, Tyler, Dustin, Lucy, Grayson, Ava and Peyton. Dearest Son of the late Loretta and Roy Raymont and Kenneth Haines. Jack will also be missed by his special son Peter Fast. Doting father of Caesar and Sparky. Jack retired after 33 1/3 years from Chrysler Canada. Member of CAW Local 444. His true passion was farming and gardening and he was known as the "Onion King of Cottam." Jack and Shirley also enjoyed many years of traveling. The family would like to thank Dr. Tom Elsdon, Dr. Martin McFarlane, Dr Kadri, Dr. Callaghan and the wonderful staff at Seacliff Manor and Erie Shores Health Care for their loving care during Jack's final journey. Family and friends will be received for visitation on Sunday from 2-5 and 7-9 pm at Reid Funeral Home and Recpetion Centre, 87 Maidstone Ave. E., Essex (519-776-4233). Funeral Service to celebrate Jack's life will be held from the funeral home on Monday, January 6, 2020 at 11 am with visitation one hour prior. Rev. Christine Brouillard-Coyle officiating. Interment to follow at Kingsville Memorial Gardens Cemetery. If desired, memorial donations made to Humane Society, World Vision or Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Family and friends are invited to share their memories online at