Jay was born July 2, 1925 to James & Millivean Trappett, in Plymouth, Utah. He Married Derita Jean Olsen, August 28, 1943 in Astoria, Oregon.\nJay died suddenly of natural causes on April 19, 2007.\nHe spent four years in the Navy during World War II on the USS Corrigador in the Pacific. He worked for Utah Power & Light for 34 years as a Journeyman Lineman and crew Supervisor. He was one of the pioneers in underground power systems. He retired at the age of 57 in 1983, with many power company friends.\nHe spent the summers at his home in Murray, Utah, and the lot at Lemons Grove near Kamas. His winters were spent in the warmth of St. George, Utah and Yuma, Arizona.\nHe was a guardian of all his family and many friends. He always had a smile on his face when he was helping anyone. He was a Murray Volunteer fireman for over 20 years and still belongs to the Utah State Firemen Association.\nJay is survived by his wife Derita and 3 children, Linda Lee Trappett, Douglas Jay (Sandra) Trappett, Kevin Paul (Anna) Trappett, 11 Grand Children and 12 Great Grand Children.\nHe will be greatly missed by all. We love you, we will miss you, Goodbye Ole Buddy.\nFuneral services will be held on 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 24, 2007 at Jenkins-Soffe Mortuary, 4760 So. State Street. Friends and family may call from 6-8 p.m. on Monday, April 23, 2007 and one prior to services to the services on Tuesday. Interment at Murray City Cemetery.