Ray Huber

August 25, 1947 — October 1, 2015

Ray Huber

Ray L. Huber, age 68 passed away peacefully October 1, 2015 in Salt Lake City, Utah from cancer. He was born September 25, 1947 in Roosevelt, Utah to Lynn and Daun Huber. He served his country for 3 years in the U.S Army during Vietnam War. He attended Utah State University for 4 years where he got his degrees to enter into Forestry. Ray moved from Vernal to California where he lived and worked for 34 years. He worked in the office for Sequoia National Forest. He also fought fires for many states and was in charge of his own crew. Ray was well known and loved by his co-workers. Ray married Rita Rosenbaum she later died while visiting her sister in England. He raised two stepsons that thought the world of him. He suffered two stokes in 2004 that forced him to retire. He then moved home to Vernal to be with his family. Ray had an affectionate smile and a mischievous twinkle in his eye. He loved to kid his mother and give her a bad time. He got a big kick out of ruffling her feathers. Ray enjoyed traveling around in the Mountains and pines photographing nature's beauty. Ray took beautiful photos and had a great eye seeing life though the lens of a camera. Ray took great pride in his family. He was always there for each one of us. He enjoyed the little kids and watching them grow. He especially enjoyed taking care of Colts two kids, Tate and Gwen while grandma was working. Ray is survived by his mom, Daun DeJournette; Sister-in-law; Loretta Huber of Vernal; Nephews, Lynn (Wendy) Huber of Lapoint; Colt Huber of Vernal, Nieces, Courtney (Chris) Yarber of Spokane WA, Kara (Richard) Schultz of Vernal, Step-son, Eddie of CA and many great nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his father, Lynn Huber, Step-father, Dick DeJournette; Brothers, Rex and Ralph Huber, wife and one stepson Randy, Grandparents, Rex and Cynthia Taylor, Frank and Ardith Huber, and a very special uncle Ken Huber. Funeral services will be Conducted on Thursday, October 8, 2015 at 11:00 am at the Blackburn Vernal Mortuary, a viewing will be Thursday from 9:45-10:45 prior to the services at Blackburn Mortuary. Burial will be in the Maeser Fairview Cemetery with Military Honors Provided by American Legion and Utah National Guard, under the direction of Blackburn Vernal Mortuary.
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