Raymond Selbourne SHARPE

Sharpe, Raymond Selbourne

June 15, 1925 – July 12, 2012

Passed away with his family by his side. He was predeceased by his parents Willoughby & Pearl Sharpe, and brothers Bruce and Don and sister-in-law Enid.

Raymond is survived by his loving wife Joy, his sons and their wives, Rick and Debbie, Bill and Madelaine, Derek, Brian and Jody, his sister Lenore Beecham, his grandchildren Cameron (Shannon), Jenny, Colin, Mitchell (Sami), Geoff, Matt, Krystle, Adam, Bryce, Jena, and 4 great grandchildren Paige, Logan, Isabel & Baby Logan, his sisters-in-law Madge Macleod, Dolly Hamilton, Marian Morton, brother-in-law Renner Hamilton, many nieces & nephews, long time colleagues and many, many friends.

Ray was born & raised in York Township, Ontario. He received his Bachelors Degree from the University of Toronto and his law degree from the University of British Columbia. He practiced law for 25 years in Campbell River. After he retired, both he and wife Joy began a career in aquaculture and together pioneered a new industry. Raymond was a veteran of the 2nd World War and was an active member of many service organizations in Campbell River and gave generously of his time.

Ray was known for his love of family, friends, music and great encouragement to others.

The family would like to thank the nurses and caregivers at Evergreen Seniors Home, Drs. Jacob, Frolic and Hinde, and the emergency nurses & doctors at the Campbell River Hospital for their wonderful care.

A Service of Remembrance will be held at the Campbell River United Church of Canada, 415 Pinecrest on Saturday, July 21, 2012 at 1 p.m.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that you consider a donation to the Campbell River Hospital Foundation or the Salvation Army.

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