Raymond William Assmus
After a lengthy illness Ray passed away at home in Campbell River. Ray is the last surviving member of the Samuel and Augusta Assmus family. He was one of seven siblings, born and raised in the farming community of Radisson, Saskatchewan. A prairie boy, who joined the Navy at an early age, to serve his country and see the world. After the war, he returned home, and married his “Best Girl” Jean Scott; and in no time at all they had four children.
Ray was predeceased by his daughter, Sandra Jean Gordon (James) of Kamloops. Ray is survived by his wife Jean, and their three sons; Eric (D.J.) and Ben (Judy) of Campbell River, David (Juanna) of Kamloops. Six grandchildren; Scott and Candice, Haley and Ashley, Alison and Brant. Five great-grandchildren: Ava Joy and Parker, Cooper and Kenzie, Jayda Jean.
Ray loved his family and valued his friends. His craftsmanship furniture and amazing rock walls are a testament to his many talents.
“Time to Rest” beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.
The family has chosen a private cremation for Ray.