Don Ray married his eternal companion, LaRene Christensen, on September 8, 1955, in the Salt Lake Temple.

He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and served in many positions, including Home Teacher and Boy Scout Master, where he led 14 boys to become Eagle Scouts including his 2 sons.

He is survived by his wife; LaRene, two sons; Brad (Chris) Evans and Doug Evans, grandchildren; Sarah, Michael, Candice, and Alexis, great grandchildren; Payton, Nate, Lizzie and Jackson, Sisters; Berna Dee Reid, Joene Martin and Vicki (Judd) Coon.

He is preceded in death by his parents; Stanley Emmitt and Donna Carol Clegg Evans and siblings; Emmitt and Janae.

Open House viewing will be from 11:00AM to 12:45PM at The Parleys 4th Ward LDS building located at 1870 E Parleys Canyon Blvd, SLC, UT. Social distancing and masks required.

Due to Covid-19 Funeral Service occupancy is limited. The service will be live streamed at

Open Graveside Dedication: 2:45PM at Memorial Mountain View Cemetery, 3115 E Bengal Blvd (7800 S), Cottonwood Heights, UT. Lunch will be served back at the church after the dedication.


Services Handled By

Memorial Mountain View Mortuary & Cemetery
3115 East 7800 South
Cottonwood Heights, UT

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Oct 26, 2020

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Sorry for your loss. Another member of class of 1953

graduates to next grade. My thoughts are with you.

Karen B Hansen Nov 15, 2020