Vernon Singleton, 86, passed away on October 26, 2022. Vernon was born in Springville Utah to Lowell Dean Singleton and Hope Dickinson Stillman. on September 7, 1936. Vernon had 2 brothers and 1 sister: Lavell, Harold, and Connie. Vernon moved to Cedar City, Utah in his early teens and learned the skills of farming and woodworking. After graduating high school, Vernon joined the U.S. Navy and served on the U.S. Hancock, where he learned the skill of welding. It was during his time in the Navy that he met the love of his life Idalee Doris Coles Singleton. Vernon and Idalee were married in Alameda California. Returning to Utah after Vernon was honorably discharged from the Navy and settled in Cedar City, Utah. Vernon was a metal craftsman, leaving his mark throughout Cedar City in the metal work that he created through his business Singleton’s Metal which he and Idalee established in 1972 and was later renamed Construction Steel. Vernon was a respected part of the community and was considered an honest hard-working businessman. When he wasn’t working Vernon enjoyed being outside, camping, fishing, and hunting. He was passionate about the small family farm, he loved to spend time in the alfalfa fields and loved being on his tractor taking care of the fields. Vernon and Idalee were blessed with five children: Sherrie, Julianne, Laurie, Douglas, and Connie. From this, his family grew with 14 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, and 3 great-great-grandchildren. Vernon had requested a small family service. In lieu of flowers, Vernon’s family is requesting that you take in a beautiful Southern Utah sunset with those you love and that you share a fond memory of Vernon. Final arrangements are under the direction of Southern Utah Mortuary. Online condolences may be left at www.mortuary.org.