Ira Clinton Sly, 1927~2010

Ira Clinton Sly, age 83, passed away Dec. 12, 2010 in Riverton, Utah. He was born July 21, 1927 in Los Angeles, Calif. to Clinton and Ida Marie Carder Sly.

He married Geraldine Hawks in 1949; she died in 1995.

Ira was a 32nd-degree Mason, belonging to both the La Sal and Christopher Diehl lodges, and just received his 50-year pin. He worked as a master carpenter in his own business.

He is survived by his children, James (Linda), Dennis T. (Suzanne), Teressa (Bob) Bowerbank, Tanny (Gary) Julian, Ira “Shorty” (Michelle), and Teena (Bill) Bowerbank; many grandchildren and great grandchildren; and special friend, Arloene.

He was preceded in death by wife, Geraldine, son, Andy Clinton, grandson, Sean, one brother and four sisters.

Private services were held. Online condolences can be made at