Don Perkes Obituary

Don Lew Perkes
Don Lew Perkes

January 14, 1943 - July 9, 2017
Born in Logan, Utah
Resided in Roy, UT
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Don Lew Perkes
January 14, 1943 - July 9, 2017

Roy - Our sweet husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, Don Lew Perkes, 74, passed away at his home in Roy, Sunday, July 9, 2017. He was born January 14, 1943, in Logan, Utah, son of Clinton and Florence Daines Perkes. He graduated from Hyde Park Elementary, Smithfield Junior High and North Cache High School.

In 1963 he married Marilyn Balls. Together they had four children, and later divorced. He then married Elease King, they later divorced. He married Judith Howell on December 29, 1991. They were later sealed in the New Ogden Temple.

Don enjoyed running, track, playing basketball and All-Church softball. He enjoyed hunting and jeeping with his brothers, traveling in his motor home and family reunions.

He retired from the National Guard, Department of Defense and RC Willey’s. He built computers and always had to have the newest and best electronics.

Don was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served as executive secretary, ward and financial clerk and temple worker.

He was preceded in death by his parents, siblings and in-laws, Robert and Geraldine Perkes, Burnell and Dixie Perkes Hillyard, Diane Fuhriman Perkes, and Dennis Perkes.

Don is survived by his wife, Judith, his children, Lisa Perkes Jones, Farr West, Mark (Steph) Perkes, Plain City, Jennifer (Bob) Mendoza, Pleasant View, Julie Manore, Plain City, step children, Lee (Denise) Powers, Roy, Ryan Powers, Roy, Stacy Powers, Roy, Steffani (Jeremy) Pulver, Clearfield, 22 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren, and brother, Larry (Lori) Perkes of Hyde Park.

The family would like to give special thanks to Inspiration Hospice, especially Silvana, Jodie, Olena, Leann, and Donnette.

Funeral Services will be held Saturday, July 15, 2017, at 11:00 a.m., at Roy 13th LDS Ward, 5127 South 2400 West, Roy, Utah. A viewing for family and friends will be held on Friday, July 14, 2017 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m., at Myers Roy Mortuary, 5865 South 1900 West, Roy, Utah, and on Saturday from 9:30 - 10:30 a.m., prior to services at the church.

Interment in Washington Heights Memorial Park.

Condolences may be sent to the family at




Myers Mortuary - Roy
5865 South 1900 West
Roy, UT US 84067
July 14, 2017
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
July 15, 2017
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Don Lew Perkes
5127 South 2400 West
Roy, AL United States 84067
July 15, 2017
11:00 AM
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