|Birth: ||Oct. 18, 1977|
|Death: ||Nov. 12, 2008|
Salt Lake County
Bradley Birkinshaw, 31, quietly passed away from Wolfram Syndrome on Wednesday, November 12, 2008 at his home in Riverton, Utah.
He is the son of Robert and Lonnie Birkinshaw, born 18 November 1977 in Idaho Falls Idaho. He was discovered to have a rare disease at age 10 that presented many challenges. He accepted his opportunities bravely and made it a point to accomplish his goals in spite of potential road blocks. He is an Eagle Scout. He graduated from Cottonwood High.
He served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Family History Mission where he met his eternal companion Ruby Finneke. They were married in the Salt Lake Temple four years later. He received his certificate of graduation from the Salt Lake Community College as a computer technician. He worked for many years as a teacher's assistant at the Jordan Valley School, caring for the disabled and autistic students. He is an example of faith, patience, and love to everyone he meets.
He is survived by his wife Ruby, parents, sisters, Jennie (Jason) Towery, Park City; Rebecca (Capt Robert) Allen, Tucson, AZ, Julia (Ken) Childs, St. George, UT and his twin brothers Daniel and Andrew, Taylorsville, UT. He also has 2 nieces and 2 nephews. He is preceded in death by his twin brother Robert, his sister Sarah and paternal grandparents.
A viewing will be held at Jenkins-Soffe South Valley Mortuary at 1007 West South Jordan Parkway (10600 South) on Sunday evening, November 16, 2008 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. The Funeral will be held at Noon on Monday, November 17, 2008 at the Riverton Central Stake Center at 12875 South 3200 West. Riverton, Utah. It will be preceded by a viewing from 11:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
Interment will be at the Elysian Burial Gardens in Millcreek Township, UT.
Published in the Deseret News from 11/15/2008 - 11/16/2008.
Elysian Burial Gardens
Salt Lake County
Created by: Ryan Curtis
Record added: Nov 15, 2008
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