On Saturday, May 8, 2021 Derald Prettyman passed away with his loving wife LaVerne by his side. He was 87 years old.
Derald was born on January 19, 1934 to Josephus and Martha Prettyman in Price, Utah. He married Beulah Haycock. They had six daughters together, and later divorced. He met and married LaVerne Everett in 1973. They were married for 47 years.
Derald and LaVerne loved to travel all over the country on their motorcycle. He loved his horses, mules and the trail rides with family and friends. He and his buddies – Dennis Lee, Mick Axelgard and Bob Hoggat were always on a quest to find Butch Cassidy’s hideout and trails.
He was an avid outdoorsman. He loved fishing, camping, and hunting. He later found a passion for panning for gold and rock hounding in Arizona.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers Jay, Gordon, Ray and Ronnie; sisters Helen, Rachel and Dolly; daughter Debbie Lister; step-son Randy Everett; son-in-law Marc Turcasso; grandchildren Jason Mabbutt, Scotty Little John, Austin Atwood, and Chase (Bene) Blaylock.
He is survived by his wife LaVerne; sister Glenda Hansen; daughter Cathy (Doug) Easton, Roxie (Ben) Mabbutt, Lorrie (Jack) Archer, Stacy (Tom) Rasmussen and Tami Turcasso; stepdaughters Diane Everett and Connie (Terry) Fry; 24 grandchildren, 48 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild. He will be missed by all.
“Toksa Chief 2 Feathers”
Spreading of the ashes ceremony will be in the near future.
Services are in the care of Fausett Mortuary, friends and family may share memories of Derald and sign the online guestbook at Fausettmortuary.com.