Kenneth Wayne Wilson

April 19, 1957 ~ June 30, 2021

It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Kenneth Wayne Wilson, AKA Willy as most of us called him, on June 30, 2021 at Whitehorse General Hospital. 
Ken fought a brave battle with cancer, after losing his leg from the knee down to diabetes. 

 Ken is lovingly survived by his 5 children, Leanne Wilson of Sarnia Ontario, Halley Wilson of Wilkie, Saskatchewan, Donna Wilson of Saskatoon, Keltie Wilson of Kindersley, Saskatchewan, and Colin Wilson of Unity Saskatchewan. Ken is also survived by his 2 brothers John Wilson of Wyoming, Ontario, and Dave Wilson of Chatham, Ontario. He loved you all very much, and there was not a day Ken didn’t miss any of you from across the miles. Ken is predeceased by his parents Colin and Hilda Wilson. 

 Ken lived here in the Yukon for well over 30 years. He loved the outdoors, hunting and fishing, checking out garage sales, and going for drives. Ken loved to tell stories and jokes to anyone who would listen, some would make you blush. He would take the shirt of his back if he thought you needed it, or drive for 6 hours if you needed saving. Ken made many, many friends in his years living here and many became more like family then friends. Ken will be incredibly missed by all of them. 

 Willy you will always hold a special place in our hearts, you will never be forgotten. 

 Many thanks to Dr. Morash, the nurses and staff at the Whitehorse General Hospital, and to all the friends who helped and supported Ken during his illness. 

 There are no arrangements made at this time. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the cancer society (, or the Diabetes Association ( 


  1. Deanna

    You will always be our Willy Wonka

    Breaks my heart knowing your gone. Had so many great memories with you

    Rest Easy
    Love NaNa Banana!

  2. Colleen Potter

    Willy you have left a few fun memories and fantastic stories to tell with me my friend. It was a great pleasure to call you a friend. I will miss you and Rest In Peace.
    Love to all of your family and friends

  3. Heather

    Oh Willie, I am so saddened. So many good memories with you. You really did drive 6 hours to save my ass. RIP.

  4. Paulette tremblay

    Willie I shall miss you popping in at SOF. Telling me to take a nap in the diaper shelf in the baby dept while doing a mod planograms. Nobody will know you said. I will and a few kritters too. Such memories. RIP Willie. I’ll see you down the road.

  5. Ramona

    RIP Willy. Was very shocked to see you on this website. It was nice knowing you on this earth. You always had nice things to say to me about my mom. I’ll never forget that. Thanks. And you were always good for a laugh. Hope your having fun on the other side.


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