April 18, 2021
Dean Raymond Weir (Ray) passed away unexpectedly on April 18, 2021, at Cariboo Memorial Hospital. Family members were at his side.
Ray was born in Vilna, Alberta, in 1943, one of nine children born to Beryl and James Weir. The family moved to Wells, BC in 1956. When he finished school, Ray went to Lynn Lake, Manitoba to drive truck for his brother Cecil, beginning his career as a trucker.
It was there he met his wife Sharon. In 1967 they moved to Williams Lake where Ray drove for a number of companies until he retired in 2014.
Ray was a familiar face at Cariboo Legion Branch 139 where he will be remembered as an active and honorary longtime member. He organized events and volunteered for many legion programs. He especially enjoyed playing Santa.
Ray and his wife Sharon had two children, Lori ( Johnny) and Dean (Michelle). He leaves them along with grandchildren Cameron, Sheldon, Aysha, Hailey, Levi,and Jackie, great- grandchildren Kayden, Hunter, Harleigh and Laila, and numerous nieces and nephews. He is together again with his beloved granddaughter Autumn who predeceased him in Oct. 2019.
Ray will be missed very much by his family and many friends. A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
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