Gerald Kay Maloney, beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather passed away peacefully in his home August 3, 2023. GK leaves behind an impressive legacy. His dedication to life achieved a 66-year marriage to his sweetheart Ann Taylor Maloney. As the youngest of five siblings, Jerry cultured a commitment to family and a fortitude for work. A lifelong member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Jerry served a mission in the Central States Mission, 1948-50. A graduate of West High School, Jerry attended the University of Utah and was an avid Ute fan, enjoying season football and basketball games both in person and virtually. \n\nCorporal Maloney served in the US Army and maintained his dedication to country and community becoming the second mayor of West Valley City (1982-85) Jerry also served for decades on various water boards, influencing much of the state’s water policy. Jerry was a talented farmer, cultivating an impressive peach orchard which brought him great renown. Jerry loved golf and even logged two documented holes-in-one. His work ethic, and eye for service launched GK Enterprises, and ServiCar, a non-emergency, transportation company, focusing on the handicapped population. Jerry was charitable, resourceful, and fiercely protective of those he loved. He ingrained in his family the fact that “there is always a way“, a family motto that will live on in his memory.\n\nJerry is survived by his beloved wife Ann and, three children, Scott (Aselin) Maloney, Julie Wilcox, and Jenny (Rex) Nielsen, 10 grandchildren, and 5 great-grandchildren. He is proceeded in death by his parents Richard and Eliza, his siblings Karl, Lucille, Keith, Bernice, and son-in-law, Michael Wilcox. \n\nFuneral services will be held on Friday, August 11, 2023 at 11:00 am at Jenkins-Soffe South Valley, 1007 W. South Jordan Parkway, South Jordan, Utah, with a viewing from 9:30-10:30 am. Interment Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park.