Kenneth C. Bourne

WESTFIELD – Kenneth C. Bourne, age 67, of Oak St., Westfield, NY, died Sunday, June 30, 2013 at home with his family by his side.

Kenneth was born on January 29, 1946 in Westfield, NY, the son of the late Charles K. and Florence (Grien) Bourne.

A Westfield resident all his life, Kenny was a 1964 graduate of Westfield Academy and Central School. He was well known in Chautauqua County as an excellent Disc Jockey and entertainer. For over 5 years, Kenny had been the “resident” DJ for the War Vets Club in Jamestown. He enjoyed all types of music but was especially a fan of Elvis Presley. However, Kenny also enjoyed Country and Western as well as 1950s and ’60s music. He loved to entertain his family and friends at outings and family events with his vast collection of music.

He had been employed at MA Borand Machine Co., in Ripley, NY for many years as well as at Crawford Furniture and Cliffstar Corp., from where he retired. Kenny greatly enjoyed the great outdoors and loved to garden. He was a member of the Wm. P Jackway Post 6764 VFW and the Loyal Order Of Moose Lodge #118, both in Westfield.

He is survived by his wife of 28 years, Cheryl (Thompson) Bourne, whom he married on June 28, 1985 in Ripley, NY; his one sister, Virginia A. Warner; and his one brother, George P. “Pete” Bourne both of Westfield.

Friends may call on Friday, July 5, 2013 from 4-7 PM at the MASON Funeral Home, 37 Clinton Street, Westfield, NY and are invited to attend the funeral service to be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, July 6, 2013 at The First United Methodist Church of Westfield, 101 East Main Street, Westfield, NY with Rev. Matthew Golibersuch officiating. Private burial will be in Grahamville Cemetery, North East, PA.

Memorials may be made to The Fire Department of Westfield Special Equipment Fund, 23 Elm Street, Westfield, NY 14787 or to Hospice of Chautauqua County, 20 West Fairmount Avenue, Lakewood, NY 14750.

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