George W. Perry

March 22, 1928 — July 16, 2016

George W. Perry

Beloved father and grandfather George W. Perry, of Maeser, returned home to his Heavenly Father Saturday, July 16, 2016 at home surrounded by his family. He was born March 23, 1928 in Park City, Utah, to Evan and Geneva Perry. He married Barbara Ellen Stevens January 27, 1946. Their marriage was solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS Temple May 23, 1955. He later married Rola Bird Jenkins on December 23, 1998. George was a faithful member of the LDS Church, Maeser 7th ward. He served as a faithful home teacher, a seventies group leader, and a devoted temple worker and attendy. He served a mission in the Chicago Mission with his second wife, Rola. He proudly served in the U.S. army during World War Two as part of the greatest generation. He was an avid hunter, loved camping, riding ATV's, and spending time with his family. He was a faithful husband, loving father and grandfather and he will be greatly missed. He was a truck driver and heavy duty diesel mechanic for Halliburton. He was preceded in death by his wives, Barbara and Rola, his daughter Georgia Ellen, his son Marvin Earl, sister Dolores Polhamus, and his parents. He is survived by his children, Ray and Janis Perry of Preston ID, Carolyn Perry of Kaysville, Melissa Perry of Layton, Tom and Marsha Perry of Vernal, Judy Perry of Vernal, Doyle and Michelle Perry of Vernal, Becky and Roger Durkee of Othello Washington, Tom and Susan Jenkins of Ballard, Trish and Mark Duncan of Ballard, Danny and Jana Jenkins of Roosevelt, Brian Jenkins of Mead CO, Shelly and Lee Rockwood of Roosevelt, 42 Grandchildren and 84 Great-grandchildren, brothers Doyle Perry of Vernal, and Drell Perry of Salt Lake City.FuneralServices will be held Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. at the Maeser 7th Ward LDS Chapel (2745 West 1000 North). Viewings Tuesday evening from 6-8 at the Blackburn Mortuary and 1 hour prior to services at the chapel. Burial will be in the Rockpoint Cemetery with Military Honors by American Legion and Utah National Guard.
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