Peacefully, at LHSC – University Hospital on December 28th, 2019 William John Raymond (Ray) Corsaut of Ilderton, in his 83rd year. Beloved husband of Margaret (DeJong) for 50 years. Loving father of Adrienne and son-in-law Kennaway MacGregor. He is survived by his dear sister Sylvia (David) Wheeler, and sister-in-law Carol Corsaut. He is predeceased by brother Douglas (2008) and by his parents Robert (1963) and Minnie (Moss) Corsaut (1983). Sadly missed by sister and brother-in-law Anna (DeJong) and Phil Willer. Uncle Ray will be fondly remembered by his many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews.
Ray was a lifelong member of Birr United Church, serving in many positions over the years. He had a love of history, antique John Deere tractors and was an active member of the Tri-County Heritage Club and John Deere Two Cylinder Club. Ray farmed on the Twelfth Concession (London Township) and was proud that as of 2019, the Corsaut family has lived on the same road for 200 years.
Visitation will take place on Thursday from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the Haskett Funeral Home, 223 Main Street, LUCAN where the funeral service will be held on Friday, January 3rd at 11 AM with Rev. Keith Rameshwar officiating. Interment at Medway Cemetery.
Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, Heart and Stroke Foundation or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.