Donald Laroy Mabey, from Oakley, Idaho, was born to Donald L Mabey and Barbara Jean Petty, May 7, 1942 and died August 17, 2019 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

 He grew up on his father’s farm / ranch, attended school and graduated from Oakley High School.  While attending high school he played football, basketball, baseball, and track.

He participated in FFA, 4H (showing Steers) and Oakley Vigilantes serving on the board of directors.  He worked and broke horses with his dad.  He competed in rodeo events of saddle bronc, bareback riding, bulls and calf and team roping.

 He is a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.  He served in Elder Quorum Presidencies, High Priest Groups Leaders and Sunday School President

 He married Donna Jean Wilkinson on November 8, 1963.  Their marriage was solemnized in the Los Angeles Temple on November 8, 1969. 

 They had three children; two sons Kevin Glen Mabey and Gregory Laroy Mabey; and one daughter Cindy Charie Fleming. 

 He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother Barry Leon Mabey; a son Gregory Laroy Mabey; and his wife Donna.

 He is survived by his son Kevin and wife Wendy (from Washington); his daughter Cindy and husband Dan (from Rock Springs, Wyoming); six grandchildren Nathan, Emily and Aaron Mabey and Jonathan, Timothy and Kimberly Fleming; and his sisters Charie Hulse (of Idaho Falls, Idaho) and Debbie Mayne (of Weatherby, Missouri).

 Funeral services were held Monday, August 26, 2019 at the Oakley Stake Center in Oakley, Idaho with Bishop Ryan Cranney officiating.  Burial followed in the Marion Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Morrison Funeral Home, 188 South Hwy 24 in Rupert.

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