Raymond "Ray" Douglas DREW

Passed away peacefully at South West Healthcare Warrnambool on October 14, 2021

Aged 73 years

Dearly loved partner of Janice

Loved father of Anthea(dec.), Dustin and Aimee

Dear friend of Lou and Jonny

Adored ‘Poppy Ray’ of Evie. Reggie and Maisie

Loved son of Reg and Angel (both dec.)

Loved brother of Joy, Max, Shirley and their families

Private Funeral due to attendance restrictions

Tributes and condolences can be offered on Guyett’s Funerals webpage


Funeral Notice


The Service Recording will be available on FRIDAY (October 22) from 3.00pm, it can be viewed on the ‘Streaming’ section at www.guyettsfunerals.com.au


  1. Sorry i’m a bit late with this, but very sad to hear of the passing of an old footy and cricket team-mate and just a good mate, period. RIP. Ron Reed

    Ron reed October 22, 2021
  2. Deepest sympathy to the Drew family, RIP Ray Darryl and Debbie Sheehan

    Debbie Sheehan October 21, 2021
  3. To Jan, Dustin, and Aimee, Deepest sympathy on the passing of Ray. Just a good bloke gone too soon Peter and Gill West

    Peter West October 21, 2021
  4. Deepest sympathy to Jan, Aimee, Dustin and families. A lifetime of greyhounds with so many great memories of the old GOTBA days

    Maureen Drennan October 20, 2021
  5. Dear Jan, Dustin, Lou, Aimee, Jonny, Evie, Reggie and Maisie, our thoughts are with you all on the passing of Ray.
    Dianne, Gary and family

    Dianne Walsh October 20, 2021
  6. To the Drew family please accept our deepest sympathy on the passing of Ray. Ron, Margaret , Peter Anderson

    Peter Anderson October 20, 2021
  7. To Jan, Dustin and their families thinking of you in this sad time. Memories of a man with a big smile love Gary and Leanne Shingles ( your greyhound friends)

    Leanne Shingles October 19, 2021
  8. Deepest condolences to Joy Max Shirley and families on the sad passing of Ray, the Drew family were much loved neighbours to us from the early 60s. Rest peacefully Ray, and our sympathy to your loving family! The Maguire family

    Leon Maguire October 19, 2021
  9. To Jan,Dustin,Aimee & Family, Many great memories of Ray. A true Gentleman, will miss seeing Ray at the track. Thinking of you all. Harry,Vicki,Cameron & Courtney

    Vicki Anders October 18, 2021
  10. Condolences to all of rays family . A true gentleman and wonderful roll model in sports in Warrnambool. Happy memories will be sadly missed . Justin and Libby Balmer

    Libby Balmer October 18, 2021
  11. To the Drew Family, thinking of you all on Ray’s passing. He was a lovely man who always had time for a chat. Sam, Brooke, Amelia & Chad Nevill

    Brooke October 17, 2021
  12. Deepest Sympathy to Jan,Dustin and Aimee at this sad time. Helen and Frank Harney. RIP Ray.

    Frank Harney October 16, 2021
  13. To Jan,Dustin ,Aimee and Family.
    Deepest sympathy on the passing of Ray
    He leaves a lot great and happy memories
    For all.
    Noellene and Ian (sticks )

    Noellene and Ian Campbell October 16, 2021
  14. Thinking of you Jan , Dustin and families, sorry that ray has passed far too early. What great memories of the passed years with the “dogs”.

    Barb and rod maher October 15, 2021
  15. Deepest sympathy to Jan, Dustin, Aimee and families. Great memories for 5 decades or more.
    Barry, Andrea Paul Mat Steve and Jenna Smith and families
    Rest In Peace

    Andrea Smith October 15, 2021
  16. A smile that could light up a room, an infectious smile and a joke or two. I will miss our catch ups at the dogs and our banter, One of natures gentlemen. To Janice Dustin Aimee and families my heartfelt condolences go to you all on the loss of your partner father, father in law and Poppy Ray, A courageous young man till the end. RIP Ray. Thinking of you all at this time.

    Heather Cooke

    Heather Cooke October 15, 2021