Husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, 74, passed away June 4, 1998.

Born February 18, 1924, Kennilworth, Utah to Orvin K. and Esther Birch Beal. Married Bonna Casper December 30, 1944, Evanston, Wyoming. Later solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.Served in World War II, Merchant Marines. Driver for P.I.E. and UTA; received Two Million Mile Safety Award. Retired sheet metal worker, Hill Air Force Base.

Survivors, wife; son, Floyd D.; granddaughter, Kellie Mortensen; great-granddaughter, Hilary, all Salt Lake; special friend, Clint Robins, Scipio. Preceded in death by son, Ray Alma, Jr.; brother, Dwayne; sister, Marie.

Ray was a very devoted father and was cared for by his son in the last three years

Funeral service will be held Monday, June 8, 1998 at 2 p.m. at the Larkin Sunset Gardens Mortuary, 10600 South 1700 East. Friends may call at the Larkin Sunset Lawn Mortuary, 2350 East 1300 South, Sun. evening from 6-8 p.m. and Monday one hour prior to service, 10600 So. 1700 East.

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