Gray Creek is a remote settlement on the east shore of Kootenay Lake, about an hour and half’s drive from Nelson. Owner and operator of the landmark Gray Creek Store for more than 50 years….an enterprise his Father established in 1911 and his son continues today. Tom Lymbery is the community’s driving force. He has been involved in everything from business to health to transportation to tourism to sports to emergency services, to name only a few. We applaud his enthusiasm for preserving the community’s history for future generations through his writings and willingness to share his knowledge. In Gray Creek, Tom Lymbery is the keeper of community memory…its story teller…and its inexhaustible promoter.