Mr. Raymond Armand (Ray) LeBel was called Home to be with his Lord on Sunday, May 21st, 2006 at the age of 70 years. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Barb, to whom he was married for 49 years, his children; Barry (Mona) LeBel of Medicine Hat, Alberta, Raymond (Holly Brown) LeBel of Vernon, B.C., Sharon (Clay) Westerlund of Medicine Hat, Alberta and Wesley (Allison) LeBel of Vernon, B.C., eight grandchildren; Joal (Cindy), Leslie, Raymond, Vance, Jace, Charmaine, Courtney and Shanelle, four great-grandchildren; Thomas, Connor, Jordyn and Kyle, three brothers; John (Claudette) LeBel of Swift Current, Saskatchewan, Lorne (Donna) LeBel of Ladner, B.C. and Paul-Emile (Joy) LeBel of Val Marie, Saskatchewan, three sisters; Jeanne (Raymond) BoutierÃ© of Ponteix, Saskatchewan, Henriette (George) Macauley of Medicine Hat, Alberta and Marie (Art) Clarkson of Penticton, B.C. and numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, Ephrem & Therese LeBel. Ray will be sadly missed by his many dear friends, both here and in Arizona. The Funeral Service will be held at Bethel Funeral Chapel on Friday, May 26th, 2006 at 2:00 P.M. with Pastor Norman Lalonde officiating. Cremation will follow. Family and friends are invited to a Reception which will follow the service in the Tea Room at Bethel Funeral Chapel. As an expression of sympathy, those who wish to do so may send donations in memory of Ray to the Canadian Cancer Society, #104-3402-27th Avenue, Vernon, B.C. V1T 1S1. Funeral arrangements have been made with BETHEL FUNERAL CHAPEL LTD., 5605-27th Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 8Z5 (1-250-542-1187).