Husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and friend passed away on May 11th 2021 at the age of 89. He is survived by his wife Barbara, sons Randy (Karie), Brad (Rachael) and daughter Pam. He had 10 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Preceded in death by his parents, brother Kirby, sister June and son Marty. He served honorably in the Utah Army National Guard for 40 years. He retired at the rank of Sgt. Major. Jerry was a friend to all he met. He had a special fondness for his 8 granddogs. He loved the outdoors and enjoyed many activities including, hiking, snowmobiling, four wheeling, camping, fishing and cycling. He spent many hours working in his wood shop building projects for his family and teaching his grankids. He loved spending time in St. George with his wife of 66 years. He had several friends there and they would ride miles and miles on their UTV’s. There will be a viewing at Jenkins-Soffe Mortuary, 4760 S. State Street on Friday, May 14th from 6 until 8 PM. Graveside services will be at the Murray City Cemetery on Saturday, May 15th at 11 AM.