Kerry DallinSep 5, 2013 Staff
Kerry Dallin, of Lander, died Monday, Sept. 2, 2013, at his home. He was 54 years old.
Per his request, cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Lander. Bishop Brian Linton will officiate. Burial of ashes will follow at Mount Hope Cemetery in Lander with military honors.
Kerry Lynn Dallin was born Jan. 3, 1959, in Ogden, Utah, the son of Orval and Peggy (Lundell) Dallin. He graduated from Lander Valley High School.
On March 20, 1979, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy. He studied aviation fundamentals and other trainings while in the Navy. He was honorably discharged May 19, 1984, and he returned to Lander where he spent most of his life. His family said he was a handyman, working for the railroad, bowling lanes, Bloedorn Lumber, Pit Stop and many other places.
On Dec. 22, 2012, he married Charlene Knight in Lander.
His family said he enjoyed cooking, camping, fishing, boating, taking photos, going on long car rides, boxing and coaching boxing. He loved being with his family and friends.
He is survived by his wife, Charlene; son Tyler Canning; daughters Tabatha Skrudy and Samatha Dallin; stepson Michael Pitt; stepdaughter Lisa Pitt; 12 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Orval and Peggy Dallin.
Arrangements are under the direction of Davis Funeral Home of Riverton. Online condolences may be left at www.thedavisfuneralhome.com.