Remembering David MacKenzie Hepburn

It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of David Hepburn on April 24, 2024 at Soldiers Memorial Hospital in his 74th year. We want to thank the doctors & all the staff in the ICU for their care, compassion, and support at a very difficult time.

David was from St. Andrews, Scotland the son of James & Catherine Hepburn, predeceased, he immigrated to Canada in 1969 and eventually settled in Orillia in 1989.

He will be forever loved by his wife of 32 years, Kim Hepburn (nee Burnie). He leaves behind his son Kevin Hepburn (Penny) of London, England and his beautiful grandchildren Sasha, Felix & Poppy, his sister Eileen Marshall (Ian) of St. Andrews, Scotland, and his nephews David & Ewan and families in Australia.

He was the cherished son in-law of Robert & Margaret Burnie, predeceased, brother in-law to Laurie Burnie & Jennifer Burnie (Eddie Robinson) and much-loved uncle to David & Cristy Morris.

Cremation has taken place and in the honour of David’s wishes there will be no service at this time, however his request was that any memorial donations be made to the Orillia SPCA.

Arrangements entrusted to the Carson Funeral Homes L. Doolittle Chapel, 54 Coldwater St. E., Orillia (705) 326-3595,

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  1. Susan Martin

    RIP Dave. You will be missed.

  2. Lisa Catania

    My deepest condolences to you and your family. I met Dave as a regular at Highwayman Inn. He spoke fondly of his family and always came in with a joke or two. Heaven has taken one of earths' angels. Lisa

  3. Mark and Kari

    Our deepest condolences, Kim and family. David was gracious, kind, and a ray of sunshine in our lives. Fondly remembered and dearly missed. Love Kari and Mark Hitchman

  4. Jim Stewart

    My heartfelt condolences on your loss. Dave was always a gentleman and fun to be with. He will be missed by his many friends here in Orillia.

  5. Anita & Fred Ollerhead

    Kim, our hearts are broken with the sudden passing of such a great man. He will be missed by many. Stay strong. Sending love and hugs to you and your family.

  6. Wendy Bredin

    Kim, I am so sorry for your loss of David.

  7. Reta Regelink

    Kim I am so sorry for your loss. Words are not enough at this sad time. Hugs.

  8. Bob Burt

    Kim I am so sorry to hear this news. I have thought about both of you often. Wendy was very fond of David and we enjoyed being with you both. September 9th is special to both of us and hopefully we may get together. You are in my thoughts.

  9. Randy and Barbara Lucenti

    It is with heavy hearts we send our condolences on Dave’s passing, Kim. He was always a good friend and he will be missed.

  10. Paul & Heather McGivern

    Kim .. Deeply saddened to hear about Dave's passing..he was a caring & fun guy to be around ..he will be missed

  11. Jeannie And Greg

    Our hearts are broken. Thinking of you. Sincerely Jeannie and Greg

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