Ray was born in Galt, Ontario and was a son of the late William and Nelly (Dent) Kirk. Beloved husband of Dolores (Johnston) Kirk. Kind brother and brother-in-law of Irene Kemp and Robert (Jacqueline) Kirk, Harley Gardiner, Janet (Ken) Wade, Elanor (Barry) Van Landeghem, Linda (Ralph) Belanger, Dan (Diane) Johnston and Andy Johnston. Predeceased by his brother Douglas, sister Deloris Claire and brother-in-law Tony Jonhston. Sadly missed by his nieces and nephews Charles (Barb) Kemp, Donald (June) Claire, Jeannette (Hal) Ridley and Sharon (Manny) Strauch. Also survived by many great nieces, nephews and friends.
Family and friends will be received at the Eric F. Nicholls Funeral Home Ltd. 639 Elgin St., Wallaceburg on Thursday, November 9, 2017 from 2-4 p.m.
Cremation will follow.
As an expression of sympathy, donations to the Chatham-Kent Hospice or the O.S.P.C.A. may be left at the funeral home.