Dale Peery Coray, age 84 of Payson, peacefully passed from this life on Saturday, June 12, 1998.

Dale was born November 23, 1913 to Sidney and Hazel Peery Coray, at Payson, Utah where he resided all of his life. He married Leah Hurst, January 28, 1935 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. Dale was employed in the construction trades and retired from Geneva Steel with 32 years of service. He was active in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and held numerous positions in the Ward and Stake, and served as an ordinance worker in the Provo Temple. He will be remembered for his supervision of numerous church building projects.Survivors include: his wife, Leah, of Payson; sons: Don (Velma) Coray, West Valley City; Allen (Adele) Coray, Kaysville; Lynn (Linda) Coray, Spanish Fork; a daughter, Carol (Jay) Peterson, West Valley City; 13 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren; a brother, Max Coray, Honolulu,Hawaii; a sister, Dianne (Charles) Tate, of Orem. He was preceded in death by: two brothers, Gene A., and Warren Coray; two sisters, Helen Bean, and Colleen Bitter; and a grandson, Brian Dale Peterson.

Service will be Thursday, June 18, 1998, 11 a.m., in the Payson, Utah LDS Stake Center, 650 West 800 South. Friends may call at the Walker Mortuary, 587 South 100 West, Payson, Wednesday, 6-8 p.m., or at the Stake Center Thursday, 9:30-10:45 a.m. Burial will be in the Payson City Cemetery.

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