February 11, 1914 - June 15, 2013
After a wonderful life of 99 years, our beloved father and grandfather, Ray, peacefully passed away at the South Calgary Health Campus. Ray was a gracious and unassuming gentleman who charmed all who knew him with his gentle manner, quick humour and teasing nature. He was blessed with wonderful health and enjoyed golfing and travelling well into his nineties. He was an avid reader, an accomplished gardener and an excellent curler, boasting an achievement of an “8 ender”. Ray grew up on a farm near Zealandia, Saskatchewan. He married Martha Deibert in1942 and together they raised three children. He worked for Home Oil in Calgary, retiring in 1979. He enjoyed his last years at McKenzie Towne Retirement Residence, where he received wonderful support and care. His memory will be cherished by his children: Donna Fox, Larry (Jeanette), Gordon (Kathy), 7 loving grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, and 3 great, great grandchildren. He was predeceased by his precious wife of 56 years, Martha, son-in-law, Robert Fox, great grandson, Braxton and his only brother, Gordon, who was killed in Holland during World War II. A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, June 20th at 1:00 p.m. at Mountain View Funeral Home (17th Ave. &Garden Road S.W. Calgary). Interment will take place at Mountain View Memorial Gardens, Calgary. In lieu of flowers, friends who wish, may make donations to: The Lending Cupboard, 5406 – 43 St. Red Deer, AB, T4N 1C9 or William Watson Lodge, Box 30344, Chinook Postal Outlet, 6455 MacLeod Trail South, Calgary, AB T2H 2W1. To send condolences and view Ray’s Tribute Page please visit www.lylereeves.com . Caring for the family is Lyle Reeves Funerals of High River (Craig Snodgrass) 403.652.4242.
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