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In Loving Memory Of

Gordon Ellsworth Ray


Gordon Ellsworth Ray, longtime resident of Beaverlodge, AB, passed away on Monday, October 2, 2017, at the Beaverlodge Hospital, at the age of 77 years.

Born at Mrs. Martinson’s house in Beaverlodge and raised in Halcourt, Gordon was well known for his inventive mind, hard work ethic, and was always thinking, planning, and building. He was a great storyteller who was kind, gentle, patient, and loyal.

Gordon loved to travel and spent a good part of his life travelling for work and leisure throughout Canada and the US.

Gordon was predeceased by his parents Scotty and Helen Ray, son Gordie Ray, beloved first wife Connie Ray, brother in-law Donnie Dixon, and sister in-law Thelma Ray.

He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Theresa McKay, son Tony (Tannis), daughter in-law Carolyn (Danny), brother Eldon Ray, sister LaVerne Dixon; grandchildren: Danny, Leah (Danny), Pamela (Jay), Nicole (Garret), Kaitlyn, Tanya (Matt), and Cody (Megan); great-grandchildren: Cody, Brooklyn, Addisyn, Damon, and Hannah; Theresa’s children: Val (Curt), and Allan (Teryl); grandchildren: Jade (Darren), Kaila, and Tanner; great-grandchildren: Connor, and Lauren; as well as many nieces, nephews, extended family, and many friends. 

A Celebration of Gordon’s life will be held on Friday, October 13, 2017 at 2:00pm, at Oliver’s Funeral Home in Grande Prairie (10005 107 Ave.) with reception to follow.

Memorial donations may be made to the West County Health Facility (Box 30, Beaverlodge, AB, T0H 0C0).

In Loving Memory of

Gordon Ellsworth Ray


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Funeral Service Details

Celebration of Life
Friday, October 13, 2017
2:00 PM
Oliver's Funeral Home
10005 - 107 Ave
Grande Prairie, AB
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