Roy "Det" V. Reading, Sr., age 83, passed away March 19, 1991 at a local hospital.

Born November 16, 1907 in Murray to Guy R. and Olga S. Johnson Reading. Married Mary R. Nelson June 3, 1929 in Murray; marriage later solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. After graduating from Murray High School, he received a degree from the National Automotive & Electrical School in Los Angeles. Also attended the West Coast Trade School, where he trained to be a machinist. Member LDS Church. Loved hunting and fishing, especially fly fishing on Provo River.Survived by wife, Salt Lake City; sons, Roy, Jr. and wife LeeAnn, Thousand Oaks, Calif.; Lynn J. and wife Joan, Redlands, Calif.; daughter, Janet and husband Collie Bowers, Salt Lake City; foster son, Paul D. Winward and wife Lindsay, Larkspur, Calif.; 12 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren; sister, Edrie R. Petersen,

of Murray.

Funeral services Saturday, March 23, 1 p.m., Jenkins-Soffe Mortuary, 4760 South State, where friends may call Friday, 6-8 p.m. and Saturday one hour prior to services. Interment, Murray City Cemetery.

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