Melvin Jay Terry passed away September 2, 2019 in Ely, Nevada at the age of 82. He was born April 24, 1937 in Spanish Fork, Utah to Melvin and Laverne Terry.
Jay was employed at Kennecott Copper Corporation for over 30 years. Jay enjoyed carpentry work, rebuilding cars, painting and helping others with their projects. Everyone that knew him loved him. He was a stranger to no one.
Jay is survived by his wife Evelyn of 63 years; his daughters Julie (Ernie) Linnell, Joleen Fullmer and Jayleen Barney; eight grandchildren and seven great grandchildren; He is also survived by three sisters Maxine Abbott, Birdie (Devon) Roper and Sandra (Mike) Stevenson; one sister-in-law Arlene Terry; four brothers Hal (Terri) Terry, Steve (Sandra) Terry, Paul (Dianna) Terry and Robert (Dorene) Terry. He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother Doug Terry and one brother-in-law Manly Abbott.
Graveside services will be held in Fillmore, Utah at a later date.
Donations can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association in remembrance of Jay Terry, Alzheimer’s Association Nevada, 5190 South Valley View Blvd. Las Vegas, Nevada 89118.