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Gordon Roy Lynes

Jan. 28, 1947 - Jan. 10, 2020

Date of Service: Jan. 25, 2020

Gordon Roy Lynes, R.

BURLEY – Gordon Roy Lynes, Sr., age 72, passed away Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, at his son’s home in Kaysville, Utah, cared by loved ones.

He was born Jan. 28, 1947, in Burley, Idaho, the son of Arthur Merle and Elsie Margret (Hines) Lynes; he was the second of four children. His siblings are Gary (Nan) Lynes, Gerald (Kathy) Lynes, and Merla (Kelley) Lloyd. He graduated from Burley High School and subsequently joined the United States Marine Corp, which he loved. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War.

Gordon married LaPreal Winward Clegg in 1970, and they enjoyed 49 years together. When he married LaPreal, he gained an instant son, Preston Clegg (Lisa), now living in Orem, Utah. They later had three more children: Gordon Lynes, Jr. (Angela), currently living in Kaysville, Utah; Michael Lynes (Sherri), living in Las Vegas, Nevada; and Michelle Lynes, who resides in Kaysville, Utah. He has five grandchildren, Russell Eggleston, Jace Clegg, Korey Lynes, MayLee Lynes, and Akio Clegg. He will be greeted in heaven by his parents and one brother.

The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, located at 515 E. 16th St., in Burley. Military rites will be provided by the Mini-Cassia Veterans Group. Burial will follow at Pleasant View Cemetery in Burley.

Friends may call from 6 until 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 24, at Rasmussen-Wilson Funeral Home, 1350 E. 16th St., in Burley, and at the church on Saturday, from 10 until 10:45 a.m.