Raymond Gilbert Lidstone

Raymond Gilbert Lidstone, aged 72 years,

passed away on Wednesday, May 14, 2008, at

Armstrong. Predeceased by his parents Roy and

Christina and three sisters, Ray will be lovingly

remembered by his wife of fi fty years, June of

Armstrong; two sons Raymond Dale (Sherry) of

McLure and Allen (Kristine) of Vernon; daughter

Denise (Harvey) Lukens of Armstrong; seven

grandchildren; three great grandchildren; three

sisters – twin Kay Bennett of Rayleigh, Lavurn

Williamson of Kelowna and Joyce Edward of

Surrey; nieces, nephews, extended family and

many friends. Born in Vernon, Ray had lived his

whole life in this area. He loved family, farming

and his horses. Ray was a helpful, hard working,

honest person. He enjoyed his coffee group at the

A & W and was well known for his great sense of


A Celebration of Ray’s Life will be held 1:00

p.m. Wednesday, May 21, 2008, at Denise and

Harvey Luken’s resident, 3990 Lansdowne Road,

Armstrong. Kelly Grittner offi ciating. In lieu of

fl owers, memorial donations may be made to a

favourite charity.

Arrangements in the care of Personal Alternative

Funeral Services, Armstrong, 546-7237.

Raymond Gilbert Lidstone

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