Passed away peacefully at the Arnprior and District Memorial Hospital Monday June 4, 2018. Ken Ayotte of Arnprior at the age of 68. Beloved husband of the late Beverly (nee Scharfe) (2014). Dear father of Shawn, Ian, Brent, Cindy (Brent Leach), Jamie and Matthew (Dayna). Predeceased by an infant son Troy and grandson Brent Jr. Dear grandfather of Cole, Ryan, Nathan, Dominic, Jesse, Brianna and Abigail. Great-grandfather of Addyson. Survived by siblings Shirley Lambert (Jacques), Gary (Darlene), Linda Kult (Doug), Leonard (Carmen), Sylvia (J.P. Monette) and Ronald. Predeceased by sisters Diane (late Ben) and Madelaine. Also, survived by many nieces and nephews. Best friend of Ryan Crout. Son of the late Leonard and Rita (Lamothe) Ayotte. Ken had a keen eye and made an “art” out of wheeling and dealing. He was also an avid fisherman. He will be missed by his family and friends. Arrangements by the Boyce Funeral Home Ltd., 138 Daniel Street North, Arnprior. Visitation will be held Friday June 8, 2018 between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 1:45 p.m. Liturgy of the Word will be conducted in the Boyce Chapel at 2:00 p.m. Interment Arnprior Malloch Road Cemetery. In memory of Ken, please consider a donation to the Arnprior Food Bank.