Jay Herald Jeppson

Jay Herald Jeppson – Cache Valley Daily  Cache Valley Daily

Jay Herald Jeppson was born August 21, 1926 in Brigham City, Utah to Jay C. Jeppson and Zola Lucy Call. He passed away on September 8, 2022, in Bountiful, Utah. He was a beloved son, husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather.

He was a graduate from Kemper Military School in 1943, Brigham Young University in 1949, and University of Idaho in 1954. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy during World War II and served in North Atlantic & European areas. During the Korean War, he served as Lieutenant Junior Grade aboard the USS Mathews. He was awarded the Bronze Star and other distinguished service medals. After the war, he was promoted to Lieutenant and continued to serve in the Naval Reserve.

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