Passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Wednesday July 22nd, 2020 in his 86th year. Ray Flemming of Orillia, beloved husband of Debbie Flemming (nee Hazlett) of 36 years. Loving father of Donny (Cathy), Scott – predeceased and Chris (Steph). Cherished grandfather of Clay (Melissa), Lindsay (Jesse), Michael (Jasmine), Melissa, Whitney, Hilary (Jeffery), Travis and great grandfather to 5 great granddaughters. Dear brother of Bernard (Alice) and Lloyd (Judy) and sister in law Gloria. Predeceased by Ev (Pat), Garnet (Gwen) and Doug. Loving uncle to many nieces and nephews. Ray was an inspector for the Ministry of Transport for over 30 years and a superintendent for Miller paving. He was a member of the Moose Lodge, Branch 1217 and a long time volunteer at the Orillia Fall Fair. In his spare time, Ray was an avid hunter and loved to travel. Visitation will be held at the Simcoe Funeral Home - 38 James Street East Orillia on Saturday July 25th from 5 until 8 p.m. A funeral service will be held on Sunday July 26th at 11 a.m. followed by a Reception to follow. The family would like to extend a sincere thank you to the Bayshore Nurses, the Couchiching Family Health Care Team, Dr. Crew and Dr. Daniel for their excellent care and compassion. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice through the Simcoe funeral Home (705) 327 0221. Messages of condolence are welcomed at www.simcoefuneralhome.ca. As the COVID-19 restrictions/mandates continue to evolve, we are placing health and safety of our families, staff and community at our highest priority. In order to keep everyone as safe as possible, we kindly ask that all guests wear a mask and practice physical distancing. Please refrain from shaking hands or having direct contact with each other if not in the same household or their established 10-person social circle. When coming for a visitation, guests are asked to pay their respects to the deceased, acknowledge the family from a safe distance and exit the suite. Once guests exit the visitation suite, we kindly ask them to exit the funeral home to allow other guests the same opportunity. Visitations will be limited to up to 50 people at a time in our visitation suite.