Chic (Charles Winston) Gray

Chic passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 23, 2010 at the age of 68.

He is survived by his loving wife Lea; children: Larry (Tracy) of Kelowna, Heather Williams (Randy) of Kelowna, Tyler (Gaydine) of West Kelowna; five grandchildren: Daniel Gray, Shianne Williams, Brittanni Gray, Brandi Gray, Brooke Gray; brother Walter (Doreen) of Kelowna and their children Brenda, Dallas, Stuart, Rodney; sister Laura Doncom (Peter) of Kelowna and their children Richard and Rebecca.

Chic flourished in life and in his journey with cancer. He was a founding member of the Vintage Car Club of Canada, a member of the Gyro Club of Kelowna and the Silver Lake Forest Education Society. Chic’s dedication to Silver Lake was supported by the Interior Logging Association and the forest industry. Chic had a deep love and passion for his wife Lea and enjoyed skiing, travelling, scuba, vintage cars and spending time with friends and family.

The family wishes to thank the staff and volunteers at Hospice House, Dr. Ron Schriemer, Dr. Gillian Fyles, Dr. David Kim and all of our friends and family who supported Chic on his journey.

A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, January 29, 2010 at 1:00 pm at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC with Dr. Gordon Fletcher officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Silver Lake Forest Education Society, Box, 20023, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 9H2 (250-717-0033).