Gary Stokes Obituary

Gary Eugene Stokes
Gary Eugene Stokes

April 7, 1936 - February 14, 2017
Born in Cleveland, Utah
Resided in North Ogden, UT
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Gary Eugene Stokes
Gary Eugene Stokes of Ogden, Utah. He was born on April 7, 1936, in Cleveland, Utah. Son of James Alfred and Zella Alger Stokes. Gary lost his battle with life on February 14, 2017.
He received a Bachelor of Science Degree from Utah State University. Gary was an educator and coach for 29 years with the Weber County School District working many summers at the Utah State Grain Inspection. As well as working 10 years at Western Zirconium. He had a strong testimony of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, served in many callings including: High Priest Group Leader and Executive Secretary.
Gary loved his family and thoroughly enjoyed watching them play sports. Coaching being one of his greatest passions. Elevating many boys into respectable young men. Full of passion, he loved life deeply. Gary enjoyed returning to Emery County to hunt, camp and fish.
Gary is survived by his eternal sweetheart Raeona, their marriage was solemnized on December 1, 1955 in the Manti LDS Temple. Their children are: Michael (Shirley) Stokes, Scott (Ruth) Stokes, Todd (Kim) Stokes, John (Lori) Stokes, Candace (Jared) Hartmann, 23 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death by his parents, sisters Corrine and Helen, brothers James and Donald, granddaughter Hailey.
Funeral Services will be held Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 11 a.m. at the Ben Lomond 10th Ward, 3350 N. 1050 E. North Ogden, UT. Family will be receiving friends from 10:00-10:45 a.m. Interment will be in the Ben Lomond Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the LDS Humanitarian Fund.
Arrangements entrusted to Myers Ogden Mortuary.




Ben Lomond 10th Ward
3350 North 1050 East
North Ogden, UT US
February 18, 2017
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Ben Lomond 10th Ward
3350 North 1050 East
North Ogden, UT US
February 18, 2017
11:00 AM
Ben Lomond Cemetery
526 East 2850 No
North Ogden, UT US 84414
February 18, 2017