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Oliver Rex Welbourn
February 21, 1927 - August 31, 2016
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<div itemprop="description">Welbourn, Oliver Rex<br><br>Died in his home on August 31st, 2016 after a long illness. Oliver Rex Welbourn “Rex” is survived by Pamela, his wife of 26 years, his sister Joan (the late Bernard Smith) of Kanata, Ontario, brother-in-law Woodrow (the late Inez Marsh) of Hurst, Texas, son Stephen (the late Lori Welbourn), and granddaughter Elaine Welbourn of Cavan, Ontario. Remembered fondly by his stepsons David Joy, Michael Joy (Judi Hess), and step granddaughters Greta and Emily Joy. Rex was a Probation Officer from 1969 – 1971 and was President of Probation Officers Association of Ontario. From 1971 he was a member of the Provincial Secretariat for Justice, Ontario, until retirement in June 1985. Born in Korea of missionary parents, Rex lived in Toronto for much of his adult life and moved to Kingston in 2003. <br><br>Memorial Service will be held in the CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF ST. GEORGE, 270 King Street East, Kingston, Ontario, on Wednesday, September 14th at 2:30 p.m. Private interment will take place at Glenhaven Memorial Gardens, Glenburnie, Ontario. The family give thanks to all the wonderful nurses, doctors, caregivers and staff from the Kingston area CCAC and our own family doctor. Gifts in Rex’s memory can be given to the University Hospitals Kingston Foundation, Hospice Kingston or the South East Community Care Access Centre.</div>