January 31, 1935 – October 12, 2011
Raymond “Ray” William Kyle beloved husband of Betty of Calgary, passed away on Wednesday, October 12, 2011 at the age of 76 years.
Ray was born in Sussex, NB. He was in the Reserve Army for many years. Ray and Betty were married on February 11, 1956. Ray began his career with CN Rail in 1958, retiring in 1995. This took him and his family from Moncton, NB to Calgary, AB, with many stops on the way. He enjoyed golfing and travelling to visit family.
Besides his loving wife Betty, Ray is survived by eight children, Chris, John (Maria), Doug (Lynne), Lorrie, Linda (Wilf), Rob (Jane), Beth (Dave), Mike (Jen), and Marc (Roxane), Randa, Matthew, Anabela and Marla; seventeen grandchildren, also expecting a granddaughter in December and two great-grandchildren; sister Christina “Teenie”; brothers Norman (Jeanne) and Bob (Carol); brother-in-law Doug; sister-in-law Jean; as well as numerous extended family members and friends. He was predeceased by an infant son Edward; daughter Mary; and grandson Neil.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 – 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 4N2 Telephone: 1 (866) 412-4222. www.albertacancer.ca/memorial or to a charity of the donor’s choice.
In living memory of Ray Kyle, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: (403) 256-9575.Print This Obituary & Condolences