September 7, 1935 – November 12, 2019
With great sadness we announce the passing of Douglas Walter Raines on November 12, 2019 at the age of 84 in Nanaimo, BC. Douglas was born in Nanaimo, BC on September 7, 1935. Predeceased by his wife Patricia Raines, his son Stanley Raines (August 28, 1996) and his brothers George and Donald, sisters Aby, Bette and Margaret. Survived by his daughter Debbie Raines, Penny Raines, daughter-in-law Shelly Raines, stepson Jon Heyes (Anne), Deborah Heyes (Ernie), Joan (ex-wife). Devoted grandpa to his grandchildren, Al, Candice, Ross, Kevin, Tristan, Corbin, Grady, Joel and great-grandchildren Kaiden and Stanley, several nieces and nephews. Special friends, Paul and Wendy Skeldock, Marsha and Tom Gilchrist, Jack Foglietta.
Doug was an avid golfer and he qualified for BC Seniors Games for golf, he also enjoyed cycling and x-country skiing. He loved being a snowbird which he travelled annually to Palm Springs. Doug worked at Harmac for 45 years and farmed. He loved animals especially cats, dogs and horses.
It was the wish of Douglas that there will be no service.
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