George Wayne Summers Sr.
George Summers, 86, passed away Wednesday, January 7, 2015, at the Portneuf Medical Center. George was born October 17, 1928 in Avon, Utah, to Ivan Alvord Summers and Elizabeth Ann Knowles. He was the second of six children. He attended school in Paradise, Utah and South Cache High School.
George entered the Army November 14, 1950. He was stationed in Germany during the Korean Conflict. After being honorably discharged he attended one semester at Utah State University.
He married Wanda F. Griffin on November 4, 1953. They were later sealed in the Idaho Falls LDS Temple March 28, 1964. They settled in Aberdeen in April 1954.
George worked as a welder machinist, starting for T.S. Vanmderford. He worked out of the same shop for 41 years.
He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and held the office of High Priest. He had many callings in the church, his two favorite being Scouting and Sunday School President.
George enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping and being with family.
George is survived by his wife, Wanda of Aberdeen; five children, Patty (Kelly) Bolingbroke, Soda Springs; Wayne (Joy) Summers, Abilene, Texas; Charlene (John – deceased) Silvester, Tremonton, UT; Neal (Stephanie) Summers, Sandy, UT; and Alan (Tina) Sunmmers, Aberdeen; one brother Ray Summers, Ogden, UT; seventeen grandchildren – Summer, Nettie, Autumn, Drew, G.W., Rebecca, Jennifer, Jon, Eric, Michael, Brittney, Nathan, Logan, Noah, Olivia, Elizabeth and Sydney, and twenty-four great-grandchildren.
He is proceeded in death by his parents, a half-sister Cleo Mollinet, two sisters Ilabeth Young and Mary Nelson; and two brothers Ivan Summers and Riley Summers.
A viewing will be Thursday, Jan. 15 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Aberdeen LDS Church. The funeral will be Friday, Jan. 16 at the Aberdeen LDS Church with a viewing prior to the service from 9:30 to 10:40 a.m. The funeral will be at 11 a.m.
Condolences and memories may be shared at www.davisrosemortuary.com
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