Passed away peacefully at Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Thursday, July 27, 2023 at the age of 87. Beloved husband of the late Gail Parsons (née Campbell) for over 53 years. Ray is reunited with his sons, Robert (2013) and Raymond (2016). He will be forever loved and missed by his daughters, Heather Walsh (Doug), Kerry Lynn, and Wendy Chornohus (Jeff), and his daughter-in-law, Patsy Parsons. Proud Poppy of Amanda (Robert), Ashley (Rob), and Dan Walsh; April Scholey; Bradley (Charlene), Robyn (Mike), and Bryon Parsons; Sarah and Rebecca Chornohus; Dillion Quesnel, and 21 great-grandchildren. Dear brother of the late Hilliard Parsons (Mary) and the late Dorothy Parsons. Ray will be remembered by his extended family and many friends. Visitation will be held at Ashburnham Funeral Home – 840 Armour Road, Peterborough on Saturday, August 5, 2023 from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. A memorial service will be held at 12:00 PM, with a reception to follow. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, Heart and Stroke Foundation, or Lakefield Animal Welfare Society would be appreciated. Condolences may be shared and donations made by visiting www.AshburnhamFuneral.ca.