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March 29, 1944 - August 27, 2023

In Loving Memory ~

Raymond Edward Holman, 79, passed away on August 27, 2023, in Cobble Hill, British Columbia. He was born on March 29, 1944, in Viking, Alberta.

Parents Esther and Phil Holman (predeceased).

He is survived by his beloved wife of 57 years, Beatrice Holman. (Bernie), his devoted sister Edna Murphy (Michael), his nephew Scott Royce (Korena) his brother Ken Holman ( Denise) and niece Madison Royce.

Ray led a fulfilling life, marked by his passion for automobiles. His skilled hands brought back countless classic cars to their former glory, earning him a well-deserved reputation within the car enthusiast community.

Ray and Bernie moved to Vancouver Island in 1990 and Ray found lasting friends on the curling rink, in the neighborhood and in motorcycling. Ray also took up the art of chainsaw carving and did unbelievable work.

Thank you to Ray's doctors and the palliative care staff who were wonderful to him.

In accordance with Ray's wishes, there will be no memorial service. Should you wish to honor Ray's memory the family requests contributions be made to local food banks.

Ray will be greatly missed by family and friends.