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Reay "Ray" Hayward Piggott

September 13, 1925 — May 6, 2024

Logan, Utah

Ray Hayward Piggott passed away on May 6, 2024, as a result of a long life.  He was born in Bloomington, Idaho, September 13, 1925, to George C. and Enid H. Piggott.  He was educated in elementary school in Bloomington and Fielding High School in Paris, Idaho.  He was inducted into the US Army November 10, 1943, where he served as a drill sergeant and infantry instructor for 2 ½ years.  Upon his honorable discharge he enrolled at USAC (now Utah State University).  He married his eternal companion, Donna Keeter Piggott, on August 29, 1947, in Ogden, Utah.  They were sealed in the Logan Temple, March 1948.  

After graduation from USU in 1950 in Zoology, Ray worked at a several positions until he got the “best job in the world”, the US Fish and Wildlife Service.  He enjoyed thirty years of service in Utah, Arizona, Colorado and back to Utah.  

Ray and Donna had six children, Judy (Rod Gilmour), Scott (Royce), Janet (Dana Roberts), Gerald (Helena), Russell (Kathy), and Karen (Lance Packer), They had 26 grandchildren and 88 great-grandchildren and 5 great-great grandchildren.

After Ray’s retirement he worked at Sporting Goods store and in 1990, they were called to serve in the Lima, Peru Temple, and 1995 to the Temple in Santiago, Chile.  Ray served for 23 years in the Logan and South American Temples including 15 ½ years as a sealer.  His greatest joy was sealing many of his grandchildren to their eternal companions.  

Ray enjoyed woodworking, hunting, fishing, raising tomatoes, raspberries, reading, and cooking outdoor family breakfasts. 

Although ray and Donna lived in many places, he still called himself a “Bear Laker.”

A funeral service will be held for Ray at 11:00 am on Monday, May 13, 2024 with a viewing held from 9:30-10:30 am at the Logan 43rd Ward at 1250 N. 600 E. Logan, Utah 84321.   A additional evening viewing will be held Sunday, May 12, 2024 from 6-8 pm at Allen-Hall Mortuary located at 34 E. Center St. Logan, Utah 84321.  Burial will be in the Providence Cemetery.  

Memories and condolences may be shared and expressed at www.allenmortuaries.com.

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