10/22/1943 ~ 4/8/2017
Loving father, grandfather, son, brother, uncle, and friend Ray Watson Sorensen, 73, returned home Saturday April 8, 2017. Born October 22, 1943 to Josif LaMont and Thelma Watson Sorensen in Spring City, Utah. He married Helen Marx on October 5, 1961, and they later divorced.
Ray enjoyed fishing, hunting, four-wheeling, and just being outdoors. He loved cars, working on cars, and helping others work on their cars. He was the best dang backyard mechanic, he could fix anything. He enjoyed watching eagles and wildlife. He loved his family and was always there for anyone that needed his help. He loved animals, especially “his girls”.
He was a hard-working man. He worked as a machinist for Stoker-Matic for 5 years, 25 years at Geneva Steel, and Prime Machine for a while after.
He is survived by his son, Ron (Patti) Sorensen; daughter, Paula Shelton, of Mt. Pleasant, Utah; older brother Don L. (Shirley) Sorensen, Spring City, Utah; grandsons, Ron Jr., Robert, Tommy, Jon Sorensen, Dale Shelton, and grand-daughter Kindra Shelton, and many nephews and nieces.
He was preceded in death by his parents, son, Alan Ray Sorensen, and brothers, Dan and Bob Sorensen. Graveside services will be Thursday April 13, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. in the Spring City Cemetery. Online condolence rasmussenmortuary.com