Laine Earl Sevy, 97, passed away on April 22, 2022 in Layton, Utah. He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend. Laine was born September 18, 1924 in Escalante, Utah to Richard Earl and Hazel Pollock Sevy. The family moved to Panguitch in 1928 where Laine attended elementary and high school, graduating in 1942.
While attending Branch Agricultural College in Cedar City, Laine enlisted in the Army Air Corps on December 7, 1942. He served during World War II as a B-17 Co-pilot flying 25 bombing missions from Southern Italy over Germany.
After the war, Laine enrolled at Utah State Agricultural College, graduating with a Civil Engineering degree in 1949 and spent his career with the California Division of Highways. He married Gloria Goulding on December 31, 1950 in Panguitch, Utah. They made their home in Stockton, California for 40 years where they were blessed with four children, two sons and two daughters.
Laine and Gloria moved back to Utah in 1989, splitting their time between Santa Clara and Panguitch. Laine was an avid golfer, fisherman, gardener and sports enthusiast. He and his wife were volunteers at Red Canyon Visitors Center and served at the St. George Temple.
Laine is survived by sons Richard Laine (Vickie) Sevy of Kaysville, Utah; Bruce K. (Chad) Sevy of Aurora, Colorado; and daughter LeeAnne (Randall) Sevy Bunn of Fresno, California; seven grandchildren, and 21 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, daughter Sandra Eileen Sevy, parents, brother Lyman Sevy, sister Ardis Sevy Larson, and great-granddaughter Ivy Wren Workman.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, April 29, 2022 at 2 p.m. at the Panguitch LDS Stake Center located at 550 South 100 West Panguitch, Utah. Friends may visit family from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at the church prior to the service. Interment will be at Panguitch City Cemetery.
We express our heartfelt gratitude to the staff at Sunridge Assisted Living in Layton, Utah for their kind and loving care and to the staff at Lindquist Mortuary in Layton, Utah for their services.
Arrangements entrusted to Lindquist’s Layton Mortuary, 1867 No. Fairfield Rd., Layton, Utah.