Demkey, Raymond Walter of St. Thomas, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 22nd, 2013, at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, in his 67th year. Dearly loved husband and best friend of Betty Jane (Hepburn) Demkey. Loved son of Alivina (Kabernick) Demkey of Winnipeg, Manitoba and the late Herman Demkey. Dear brother of Gordon and his wife Eleanor Demkey, Fred and his wife Norma Demkey, Florence and her husband Wolf Zimmerman, Eddy Demkey and Leonard and his wife Pat Demkey, all of Winnipeg. Dear son-in-law of Gwen Hepburn of St. Thomas and the late Lyle Hepburn. Dear brother-in-law of Brian and Sue Hepburn of St. Thomas and Brenda and Rob Davis of London. Sadly missed by a number of nieces and nephews. Predeceased by a nephew Shaun Hepburn. Ray was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba on May 2nd, 1947. He was self employed. Ray was a member of First United Church.
Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas where funeral service will be held Friday at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow in Elmdale Cemetery. Visitation Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Remembrances may be made to the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital Foundation (Chemotherapy Unit) or Animal Aide.