Ken Piggot passed away suddenly on Monday, October 20, 2014 at the age of 81 years. A lifelong resident of Golden, Ken was born on September 14, 1933, son of Don and Irene Piggot.
Ken will be best remembered for his 33 years as owner of the local Ford dealership, Golden Sales and Service as well as the many ways he contributed to the community. He was an Alderman on Town Council from 1974 to 1977, a member of the Golden Fire Department for 25 years, a founding member of the Whitetooth Ski Society, and a member of the Golden Kinsmen and Lions clubs.
Ken had many interests and hobbies including skiing, scuba diving, camping, hiking, the rock and fossil club, woodworking, and silver-smithing. Ken will be remembered for his sense of humour and storytelling ability by those who met him during the many years he spent at the annual craft fair selling his wooden jewelry boxes and jewelry.
Ken was predeceased by his wife Rena in 2011. He is survived by his three sons, Blair (Tanya), Bryce (Patti), Glenn (Lori), many much loved grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Ken loved being with his family and friends and meeting new friends in conjunction with his and Rena’s many pursuits. Ken will be fondly remembered and dearly missed by all.
A Celebration of Life Service was held at the Golden Seniors Centre on Monday October 27, 2014. Email condolences may be sent through Ken’s obituary at: www.hindmanbowersfuneralhome.com.