2990 Church St., South Mountain, ON

Ray Kenneth Guy March 29, 1934 - August 24, 2012

Peacefully at the Winchester District Memorial Hospital on Friday August 24, 2012. Ray Guy in his 79th year. Beloved husband of Joan McCormack. Loving father of Carole (Paul Jansen), David (Karen Hope), Treena, Colleen Guy-Colman, Geoffrey (Patricia) and predeceased by his son Paul Guy. Cherished Grandpa Ray of Eric (Magda) & their children Mia & Evan; Matthew (Sara) & their children Spencer & Dylan; Sarah & her son Jack; Rachel Jansen; Emma (Scott Reaney) & their children Ellen, Gavin & Keira; Treena (Kelly Beckstead) & their son Keegan; Kaley Guy (Trevor Gilmer); Doug Harvey, Leah (Bill Finley) & their daughter Ava; Alyson, Paul & Emily Colman; Elizabeth, Jacob & Patrick Guy. Dear brother of Olive Summers, Norma Cinnamon, and the late Ella Davidson, Arthur, Orvil, Karl, Gordon, Howard, and Dwight Guy. Ray was born and raised in Mountain Township. He joined the RCAF at age 17 and served in Zweibrucken, Germany where he met and married his lovely Irish bride Joan. Ray and Joan returned to the family farm in 1956, raised their family, moved from the farm to Winchester in 2005 and never retired. Ray was a dedicated husband and loving companion to Joan. Ray was widely admired for his honesty & integrity.  Ray believed ” that true happiness comes from watching your crops ripen in the field, your children grow tall in the sun, your whole family feel the pride that springs from their shared experience.”

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Ray will rest at the Byers Funeral Home, 2990 Church Street, South Mountain (613-989-3836) from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday. A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 10 Church Street, Chesterville on Tuesday August 28, 2012 at 11 a.m. Interment St. Daniel’s Catholic Cemetery, South Mountain. By family request donations may be made to Parkway House Resident’s Fund 2475 Regina Street, Ottawa K2B 6X3 (Ray’s daughter Treena’s home). Online condolences may be made to


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    Jim and Margie McDonell says

    David, Karen and Family,

    I want to offer my deepest sympathy to you and your families.


    Jim and Margie McDonell

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    Bob Volks says

    Morning all, sorry to hear of Ray’s passing, just got the news this am, I will see you all at the funeral tomorrow, take care,, my thought’s are with you all.

    Bob V.

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    Diane (Simms) Hendren says

    So sorry to hear about Ray and my thoughts go out to Joan and the family. My Dad and Ray were great friends and I remember them having many laughs around our kitchen table. They also shared many years of devoted service to Mountain Township. Take care,
    Diane (Simms) Hendren and family

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    Neil & Sharon Stewart says

    Neil & I wish to convey our sympathies to all the Guy family.

    Life brings tears, smiles & memories. Tears dry, smiles fade but memories live forever. God bless!

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