Ray J. Adams, who had survived 87 harvest seasons, passed
away at Hospice House on Sunday, October 12th, 2008. He
was most grateful for the years of family life and made sure
his family knew how grateful he was.
Ray is survived by his loving wife Florence and forty family
members: his stepchildren, Cheryl (Doug) Rolfe of Picture
Butte, Alberta, Jerry Tompkins of Vernon, Dayle (Rob)
Sweigard of Enderby, Warren (Linda) Tompkins of Enderby,
Rick (Dianne) Tompkins of Vernon, Ken (Virginia) Tompkins
of Enderby, Claudia (Duane) Schindel of Lavington,
numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren as well
as two great-great-grandchildren. He is further survived by
his sister, Julia Schile of Lethbridge, Alberta; two brothers,
George (Eleanor) and Henry (Shonnie) of Calgary, Alberta
and several nieces and nephews. Ray was predeceased by
his mother, father, fi ve brothers and sisters.
Ray’s wife and family wish to thank their new friends and
the staff of Canterbury Court for their kindness. A special
thank you to Dr. Pritchett and also to the staff at Hospice
House for their kindness and loving care during his stay.
A Memorial Tea will be held in the Tea Room of Pleasant
Valley Funeral Home on Saturday, October 18th, 2008 from
1:00 to 2:30 p.m. Burial will follow at the Pleasant Valley
In lieu of fl owers, those friends wishing to make memorial
contributions in memory of Ray may do so to the Vernon
Hospice House, 3506-27th Avenue, Vernon, B.C. V1T 1S4.
Arrangements have been entrusted to
Pleasant Valley Funeral Home
250 542 4333