OBITUARY

Jerry LaVain Eddington

August 29, 1935July 21, 2018
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Jerry LaVain Eddington, age 83, passed away July 21, 2018 in Taylorsville, Utah.

He was born August 29, 1935 in Ogden, Utah to La Vain Eddington and Virginia Vernon Everts. Jerry graduated from Morgan High School in 1955, Weber College (Business) 1957, and the University of Utah (BS) 1960. He married Gertrude Vizza-Wolford on September 10, 1977 in Las Vegas, Nevada. As a member of the Grace Baptist Church, Jerry was a good Christian. He was a quiet, intelligent, humble man. He was always positive and kind to anyone he knew or met. He loved sports, traveling, camping, fishing, and history. He loved telling stories of the past about his family and was well versed on many subjects. Jerry was also a very good listener, and never was judgmental.

He is survived by his stepchildren: Ronald Wolford and wife Dolores, Robert Wolford and wife Shirley. Siblings: David Eddington, BerDean Eddington, Mark Everts, and Steve Everts. Preceded in death by his wife “Trudy” of 40 years (June 20, 2017).

  • FAMILY

  • LaVain Eddington, Father
  • Virginia Vernon Everts, Mother

Services

  • Viewing Friday, July 27, 2018
  • Graveside Service Friday, July 27, 2018
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Jerry LaVain Eddington

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Cris Eddington

July 26, 2018

My thoughts and condolences to Trudy and family, Jerry was very kind to me always.

Ronda Wolford-Smith

July 25, 2018

Words fail to express how much Jerry meant to me and our family. He was the most patient, kind, selfless and devoted person I've ever known. He was a beloved husband, father and grandfather. I'm a better person for having had him in my life, and he will be dearly missed.

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