Dallas Clyde Strong, 92, passed away September 17, 2019, in American Fork, Utah. He was born August 12, 1927, in Alpine, Utah to Clyde Marinus Strong and Harriet Vilate Smith Strong. Dallas married Geraldine Costley Casey October 13, 1950, in Tooele, Utah. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake Temple.
He grew up in Alpine, Utah but moved to American Fork when he was 18. He graduated from American Fork High School and attended BYU. He served in the US Navy until the end of WW II. He worked as an Accountant for 39 years at US Steel’s Geneva Works in Lindon. He operated a painting and wallpapering business most of his working years and after his retirement drove a school bus for 10 years.
He was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints where he served in many callings. He also served as a temple worker, a clergy volunteer with Intermountain Health Care, and as a missionary with his wife in the Church’s Member Locator Center.
He loved the outdoors and enjoyed hunting, fishing, golfing and running road in the backcountry. He was a jack-of-all-trades, a wise and righteous man that loved his family more than anything else. He will be greatly missed by his family and all who associated with him.
He is survived by his children: Dalene (John) Scott, Ray (Debbie) Strong, Paul (Shauna) Strong, and Kathleen (Steven) Judd. Dallas had 19 grandchildren and 41 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Geri, his parents, siblings: Faye Strom, Roma Cazier, Gwynne Nelson, Ardus Strong, Sam Strong, and Clyde Strong.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, September 24, 2019. Burial was in the Alpine Cemetery. Please share a memory of Dallas at andersonmortuary.com.