Raymond Arthur Bourne SR.
June 15, 1950 - October 21, 2021
It is with great sadness that the family of Raymond Arthur Bourne Sr. announce
his passing on October 21, 2021, at age 71. Ray passed away at home with his
family at his side.
Ray was born on June 15 th, 1950 to William and Marie (Pearce) Bourne of Grand
Falls-Windsor. He is predeceased by his parents and brothers: Dave Bourne, Roger
Osmond and William Bourne Jr.
Ray will be lovingly missed by his wife Janet (Sheppard); children: Kimberly, Janice
(Christopher Pretty), Raymond Jr; grandchildren: Shona (Jody Collins), Alex
(Joanna Sheppard), Courtney and Taylor- Rae Vokey. Also leaving to mourne siblings; Audrey Woolridge
(Jack Wicks), Ella Cramm (Sam), Della Blundon (Jim Cramm), Rodney Blundon,
Deanna Blundon (Dion Clark), Denise Blundon (Darren Cull), Danette Ryan (Dion).
He also leaves behind a large extended family and many wonderful friends.
Ray enjoyed the outdoors with his wife cutting fire wood and loved spending
time at his cabin at Dunphy’s Pond with his children and grandchildren. Together
they made many wonderful memories.
He always worked hard to support his family. For many years he worked with
Universal Fabricators in GFW. Ray was the type of man that could fix anything
with an engine and loved getting his hands dirty. He was a loyal friend and always
there to lend a helping hand when he could.
There will be no public visitation, cremation has taken place. Private family service Monday, October 25, 2021
Friends are welcome to come by 12 Oak Drive, Grand Falls-Windsor after 6 pm on Monday.