Gary Alan Kopinsky, age 31, of Lehi, died Sunday, September 30, 1990 of injuries suffered in an automobile accident.

Born December 1, 1958 in Lehi to Michael John and Norene Felt Kopinsky. Married Kerri Joy Losee, February 15, 1979 in Lehi. Member of the LDS Church and lived in the Lehi 16th Ward. He attended schools in Lehi and the Utah Valley Community College. He played football for Lehi High School and was a dedicated BYU Fan. He began playing drums in the 7th Grade and developed in to an accomplished musician. The groups he played with performed in the most of the Western States, as well as throughout Utah. He took great pride in his talents and particularly in groups that backed up nationally known performers such as "Charlie Daniels", "Don Williams", and "George Strait". He also was a skilled woodworker. He had been employed at Tooele Army Depot for the past 10 years and has been a foreman since 1983. He loved the out of doors, hunting, fishing and camping in the mountains. He was a devote family man, who loved his wife and children dearly. He was a caring, sensitive person who was loved by all he came in contact with. We will miss him dearly.Survived by wife, Kerri, Lehi; one daughter, Necia and one son, Joshua, parents, Michael John and Norene Felt Kopinsky, Lehi; one brother, John C. Kopinsky, Lehi.

Services will be Thursday, October 4, 1990 at 1 p.m. at the Lehi 16th Ward, 120 West 200 South. Friends may call at the Wing Mortuary, 118 East Main, Lehi, Wednesday 7-9 p.m. or Thursday at the Church 11:30 to 12:30 prior to service. Burial: Lehi City Cemetery.

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