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Obituary: Delbert Raymond Dory

Dec. 20, 1933 - April 20, 2013

Delbert Raymond Dory, age 79, passed away suddenly on April 20, 2013 in Sparks, NV.

He was Born in Austin, NV December 20, 1933 in his parents dry goods store. He is the son of Ray and Ruth Dory. Del worked with heavy equipment, built houses and duplexes, owned his own towing business in Austin for many years, worked for the Anchorage, Alaska School District for eight years and was a grave digger, a farmer and loved to collect junk and walk up and down the hills of Austin.

He was very active in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and served a church mission with his wife in Sharon, Vermont for 16 months in 2005-2006.

He is survived by his wife, Aggie Dory of Austin; brothers, Bud Dory of Ely, NV, Fred Dory of Silver Springs, NV, and Dan Garcia of Sparks, NV.; children, Mark Breshears of Kamiah, ID, David Breshears, Matt Breshears, Joe and Jon Dory all of Wasilla, Alaska, Shawn Breshears of Dana Point, CA, Lauri Farr of Antelope Valley, NV, and Austin Dory of Provo, UT and two step children, Michael Beckstrand of Reno, NV and Lance Beckstrand of Sparks, NV. He is also survived by 25 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Del was preceded in death by his daughter, Ruth Ann Dory; and brothers, Walter Dory and Johnny Garcia.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, May 4, 2013 at 11 a.m. at the LDS Church, 450 N. Taylor St. in Fallon, NV. Viewing will precede services at 10 a.m. Following services a luncheon will be held for family and far away travelers. Interment will follow in the Austin, Nevada Cemetery under the direction of Smith Family Funeral Home in Fallon, (775) 423-2255.

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The Nevada Appeal Updated May 1, 2013 12:00AM Published May 1, 2013 12:00AM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.