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Obituary for Gary Leonard Smith

Gary Leonard Smith passed away peacefully on October 31, 2017 at age 82 in South Jordan, Utah. He was born to Lola Gillespie and Leonard J. Smith on March 26, 1935 in Cedar City Utah. He was married to Sandra Wood in the St George Temple on June 5, 1959. He graduated from Cedar High School, then served as a radar technician in the Air Force in the Korean War and was stationed in Goose Bay Labradore. He received his Bachelors of Science from Utah State and his Masters from the U of U. Gary taught school at Jordan High School, Southern Utah State College, worked as a programmer at Thiokol and Hercules and ended his career teaching at SLCC. Gary and Sandra served two LDS missions (Palmyra, New York Rochester, Georgia Atlanta). Gary was a talented vocalist and enjoyed fishing and the outdoors. He is survived by his wife Sandra Wood (West Jordan), son Gregg (Annette), The Colonies, TX, son Steve (Gay Lynn), Riverton UT, and 11 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his brother Michael (Kay).

Funeral services will be held on Friday, November 3, 2017 at 11:00 am at the Mountain View 2nd Ward, 2901 West 9000 South, West Jordan, Utah. Viewings will be held on Thursday, November 2, 2017 from 6:00-8:00 pm at Jenkins-Soffe South Valley, 1007 W. South Jordan Parkway (10600 S), South Jordan, Utah and on Friday from 10:00-10:45 am at the church. Interment at Cedar City Cemetery on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at 12:00 noon.


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Viewing

Thursday

2

Nov

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Jenkins-Soffe Funeral Home - South Jordan

1007 W South Jordan Parkway
South Jordan, UT 84095

Viewing

Friday

3

Nov

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Mountain View 2nd Ward

2901 West 9000 South
West Jordan, UT 84088

Service

Friday

3

Nov

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Mountain View 2nd Ward

2901 West 9000 South
West Jordan, UT 84088

Graveside Service

Saturday

4

Nov

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Cedar City Cemetery

Cedar City
Cedar City, UT 84721

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Location

Cedar City Cemetery

Cedar City
Cedar City, UT 84721

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