In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar
LEES, Raymond Douglas - it is with deep sadness we announce the passing of Raymond Douglas Lees, age 87, of Springhill, NS. Raymond passed away at the Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre on Friday, June 24, 2022.
Born in Rodney, NS, he was a son of the late Joseph and Grace (Smith) Lees.
Raymond served in Korea from August 1954 to March 1955 on HMCS HURON. He worked for almost 30 years with Correction Canada, retiring as Supervisor. A nature lover, he enjoyed hunting and fishing. In his younger years he played with the Snowbirds Hockey Team. Raymond was involved in many groups around town, the Royal Canadian Legion, Minor Hockey, the Springhill Centennial Golf Course.
Raymond will be dearly missed by his loving wife Doris, Springhill, his son Timothy (Donna), Springhill; 4 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; brothers, Jim, Calgary, AB, and Bill, Grand Prairie, AB.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a daughter Joanne Ross, brothers Joseph and Art and special cousin Laurie Atkinson.
Arrangements are under the care and supervision of the A H Brown Funeral Home, 5 McFarlane St., Springhill, NS (902-597-2361), where visiting hours will be held on Wednesday from 6 to 8 pm. His Funeral Service will be held on Thursday at 1 pm from A H Brown Funeral Home. Burial will take place in the Rodney Cemetery at a later date.
Those wishing to make a donation may do so to the charity of your choice.
Ships served in:
HMCS HURON - Served in HURON during her 1954-55 Korean War Tour