Shepley, Raymond Lloyd (Curly)

December 24, 1934 ~ November 27,2021

SHEPLEY, Raymond Lloyd (Curly) – Age 86 of Sombra, passed away at Bluewater Health, Sarnia on Saturday, November 27, 2021. Beloved husband of the late Mary Yvonne “Bonnie” (2010).  Loving father of Dan (Gwen) Shepley, Cindy Shepley, Patty (Gary) Newman, Teresa (Bryan) Thomas and son-in-law Barry Jinkerson. Dear grandfather of 10 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Survived by siblings Helen and (late Al) McGaffey also (late Glen Gerow), John and Diane and (late Judy) Shepley, Winnifred and Beverly Klingbile and (late Clifford Marentette), Edith (Mike) McNaughton, Clara (Tim) McNaughton and brother-in-law Gary (late Kay) Scott, sister-in-law Annie (late Wilbert) Shepley, Late Edwin and Nellie Shepley. Predeceased by parents Alvin and Clara Shepley and daughter Mary Jane Jinkerson. A special thank you to PSW’s and VON nurses that touched his life in the past year, dad loved all of you, and we would also like to thank Dr. Kim and Dr. Al Dharer and all the lovely nurses in palliative care who took such loving care of him.

Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden on Wednesday, December 01, 2021. Due to Covid-19 restriction, those who wish to attend must RSVP with a time to attend the visitation at

Graveside Service
Family and friends are welcome to join a graveside service on Saturday, December 04, 2021, at St. John’s Cemetery , Sombra at 2pm.

Sympathy may be expressed through donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice  ( Bluewater Health Foundation-Palliative Care (
Cheques mailed to funeral home.

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  1. Our sincere condolences to the Shepley family. Lots of good memories from up on the hill in the repair shop.

  2. Our deepest condolences. We have many great memories. We are so glad we got up to see Curly in the hospital. We had a great visit. Love Aunt Clara and Uncle Tim.

  3. Our sympathy to the Shepley & McNaughton Families. Have a lot of great memories of Curly helping us out repairing equipment for us in our early farming career. A great person . Jim & Anne Duffy

  4. We send our sincere condolences on the passing of Raymond (Curley) Shepley to all the Shepley family
    We have been long time friends of the family. I first met them when I was posted at the
    Canadian Bank of Commerce in Sombra. That would be back in the 1950’s.

  5. Patty Gary Bryan and Teresa so sorry for your loss ,such a sweet person to talk to.Darren and Darlene Kirwan

  6. Teresa and Bryan my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. Your memories will help you through.

    Karen Burger

  7. To the sheply family I’m sending my deepest condolences to you on the passing of curly I will never forget the time I have spent with him out on the farm when I was a kid I enjoyed the time we had together he will truly be missed be many

  8. What else can I say ?
    “Curley was a great brother-in-law and real good guy “
    He is now with Bonnie and his good ole friend Russ “
    R.I.P. Ray…. I will bet the fish are bigger and biting there “
    Mike M.

  9. Our condolences and love go out to the whole family at this time of their loss….
    Have known Curly for a very long time…
    Rest well and be a peace Curly….

  10. Patti, Gary, Daniel, my heart goes out to you at this most difficult time. Please accept my deepest sympathies.

  11. My condolences to All. I only knew him as Uncle Curly and will remember him being so concerned for the well-being the little kittens. May God be with you all through this time of grief.

  12. We’re so saddened to hear of Uncle Curly’s passing. Our deepest condolences. He will be greatly missed.

  13. Frank and I were so sorry to hear of your loss! Please except our sincere sympathies! May God bring you His peace, love and strength during this very difficult time.