George LeRoy “Roy” Retallick, age 84, of Altamont, passed away peacefully January 6, 2021 in Washington, Utah.
He was born July 24, 1936, in Salt Lake City, to George and Yoma Mitchell Retallick. He graduated Granite High School and worked for the Salt Lake County Sheriff’s Office for over 25 years.
Roy married Valerie Casper on September 19, 1969, in Salt Lake City, Utah. When he retired from the Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office, he and Valerie moved to Altamont in 1985. She died May 10, 2013.
Roy enjoyed hunting, especially duck hunting and fishing with friends and family. He enjoyed his hunting dogs. He was an active Elder in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. He enjoyed feeding the missionaries of the Church. He was a wonderful husband to Valerie and cared for her up to passing in the home. He was a great husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.
Roy is survived by his children, Cydnee (Doug) Shapiro of Bluffdale, UT; Layne (Brenda) Retallick, Gilbert, AZ; Jeffrey Berger, Magna, UT; Brett (Laura) Berger, Snowflake, AZ; Connie (Kay) Atwood, La Verkin, UT; 9 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 41 years, Valerie Retallick, and his brother, Jack Retallick.
The family wishes to thank the Beehive Home in Washington, Utah, for taking such good care of our dad during his last days.
Graveside services will be held on Saturday, January 9, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at the Altamont Cemetery.