Ray Kenny
Ray Kenny

Obituary of Ray Kenny

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Raymond "Ray" Walter Kenny, a resident of Tumbler Ridge, British Columbia. Ray passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family at the Dawson Creek Hospital on Thursday, December 15, 2022, at the age of 71 years. He was born October 31, 1951, in Sudbury, Ontario, the youngest son of Amelia Catherine Kenny and Joseph Kenny. Ray was one of a kind. A sweet, kind, loving and thoughtful man who loved and adored his family and cherished his friends. Ray always had a joke or a way to make everyone around him smile and laugh. His personality was magnetic. He was always willing to lend a hand and help others and would go out of his way to ensure everyone around him was happy. Ray had an accomplished career. He worked as a welder in the mines in both Temagami Ontario and Tumbler Ridge, British Columbia. Ray went on to be an Area Manager for Praxair in Northeastern British Columbia until his retirement in 2014. Ray was a sports fan. He enjoyed watching all kinds of sports but especially hockey, and baseball. His favourite teams were The Buffalo Sabres and the Toronto Blue Jays. Along with enjoying watching sports Ray was an avid golfer and enjoyed curling. Ray was predeceased by his parents Amelia Kenny and Joseph Kenny; brothers Ronald and Chuck Kenny; and sister Lillian LaPerriere Ray will be fondly remembered by his wife Sue Kenny (Gailer); sons Nathan Kenny, David Kenny (Jenny); beloved grandchildren Tate, Kemper, Amelia, Jaksyn; and his many nieces and nephews. The family would like to invite everyone to a Memorial Service for Ray on Wednesday, December 21, 2022, at 1:00pm, at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #286, Tumbler Ridge, British Columbia. Joe Judge will officiate. Interment will be at a later date. For friends so wishing, donations may be made in memory of Ray to the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #286, 380 Pioneer Loop, Tumbler Ridge, BC, V0C 2W0. Very Respectfully, Reynars Funeral Home and Crematorium
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