Ray Watson Sorensen

10/22/1943 ~ 4/8/2017

SorensenRayCropLoving 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

2 Responses to “Ray Watson Sorensen”

  1. Dear family of Ray Sorensen,
    Ray and I were school mates from Spring City Elementary, Moroni Junior High and on through NSH. Living in Spring City we had a lot of fun experiences. I am real glad that I got to see him at our last High School reunion five years ago. You are all in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.
    Sincerely,
    Kathleen Larsen Johnson

  2. Stacey Sorensen Rasmuson says:

    Uncle Ray was such a character! I have witnessed and heard so many crazy stories about uncle Ray over the years! I bet he (“little fella”) and my dad (his big brother Dan) are having a fun party in heaven right now! Praying for you Ron and Paula.
    Love, Stacey Sorensen Rasmuson

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