|Birth: ||Jun. 23, 1867|
|Death: ||Sep. 17, 1947|
Funeral Services Held for John S. Hacking Sunday.
Funeral services for John Sampson Hacking, 80, former county commisioner and well-known rancher, who died Wednesday of last week at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Wilson Murray, from complications resulting from a fractured hip suffered the previous Sunday in a fall, were held Sunday at the Maeser Ward Chapel of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints under the direction of Bishop Harvey McKee.
Harmon S. Sowards offered prayer at the home. Opening prayer at the home. Opening prayer at the services was offered by H. W. Wooley. Speakers were Clyde S. Johnson and Hugh W. Colton. Musical selections were "Oh My Father," sung by Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Caldwell, Mrs. Marvin Walker and Chellus Caldwell, accompanied by Mrs. John Stagg; "That Silver Haired Daddy of Mine," sung by Ernest Caldwell, Chellus Caldwell, Morris Caldwell and Don Hatch accompanied by Mrs. Bus Hatch; "Somewhere A Voice Is Calling," vocal solo by Mrs. John Jorgenson, accompanied by Mrs. John Stagg; "Face to Face," vocal solo by George C. Davis accompanied by Mrs. R. A. Bryson. Benediction was by Thomas Hall. Harry Southam dedicated the grave.
Pallbearers, all of whom were Mr. Hacking's grandsons, were Myron Hacking, Lorin Hatch, Alfred L. Hacking, Carwin Hacking, Thomas Hacking and Arden Hacking.
Burial was in the Fairview Cemetery at Maeser.
Mr. Hacking was born at Cedar Fort, June 23, 1867, the son of John S. and Jane Clark Hacking, both natives of England. His father was one of the early pioneers to cross the plains to Utah.
As a boy of 12, he accompanied his uncle, James Hacking to Ashley Valley. He attended Brigham Young University as a young man and in 1879 assisted his brother, James P. Hacking in moving to Vernal. Five years later, Mr. Hacking returned to Uintah County and settled in Maeser where he purchased a ranch.
He married Mary Elizabeth Hall March 29, 1893, at the old Endowment House at Salt Lake City. The couple had nine children, six of whom are living. Mrs. Hacking died November 7, 1943.
A Uintah County commisioner for six years. Mr. Hacking was also the first sheep inspector appointed by Governor of Utah. He was a co-founder and director of the following organizations: Vernal Milling and Power Company, Uintah Telephone Company, Uintah State Bank, Bank of Vernal, Vernal Drug Company, Uintah Abstract Company.
Mr. Hacking was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, in which organization he held the office of Elder.
Surviving are four sons, John Clyde Hacking, Iowa Clive Hacking, Milton Hacking and Harry Hacking, all of Vernal; two daughters, Mrs. Wilson Murray, Vernal and Mrs. Alton Hatch, Boulder, Colorado; one sister Eleanor Anderson, American Fork; five brothers, George A. Hacking, Tooele, T. W. Hacking, Cedar Valley, Earl Cook, Cedar Valley; 21 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
-Vernal Express, September 25, 1947, transcribed by Rhonda Holton firstname.lastname@example.org
John Sampson Hacking (1835 - 1917)
Jane Clark Hacking (1839 - 1913)
Mary Elizabeth Hall Hacking (1874 - 1934)*
Mary Jane Hacking (1894 - 1894)*
Alice Hacking Murray (1895 - 1988)*
Myron Lorenzo Hacking (1897 - 1918)*
Reed Hacking (1900 - 1901)*
Milton Hacking (1903 - 1972)*
John Clyde Hacking (1905 - 1991)*
Iowa Clive Hacking (1905 - 1990)*
Jennie Elizabeth Hacking Hatch (1908 - 1999)*
Harry Pearson Hacking (1918 - 1983)*
Maeser Fairview Cemetery
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The Sunlight Caller
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His parents were John Sampson and Jane Clark Hacking. He was the 6th child.|
Added: Jun. 19, 2008