|Birth: ||Jul. 29, 1914|
|Death: ||Feb. 22, 2007|
Robert Lee Boswell, a resident of Brigham, UT, was born on July 29, 1914 to Hervey Elbert Boswell and Nora McDougall in Ogden, Utah. He passed away peacefully in his sleep, as he had wanted, at the age of 92 on February 22, 2007. The cause of death was congestive heart failure incident to age. He kept his mind, his wit, and his dignity to the hour of his death.
Robert worked for the Union Pacific Railroad for 41 years as a switchman and retired at the age of 61. He was an inventor and belonged to the Intermountain Society of Inventors and designers.
He was an avid hunter, fisherman, golfer, and loved to travel. He had amazing energy and zeal for life. At the age of 90, Robert bought a sewing machine and sewed many of his own articles. He continued to drive his car until his hospitalization and diagnosis of congestive heart failure in June of 2006. Robert golfed three times a week until his 92nd year.
He was very independent and lived by himself in his Holliday home until February 8, 2007 when he decided to move to West Haven, Utah and allow his daughter to aid in his care.
On November 10, 1937 he married Bessie Hannah Child. They were sealed in the Logan Temple in June 1962. They divorced in 1964. The couple had four children: Jack Lee Boswell, Jimmy Rae Boswell, Julie Ann Boswell Noble Amidan, and Joan Michele Boswell Cramer Owen.
On December 17, 1967 Robert married Lavon Webb. Lavon died July 27, 2001. They were married 34 years.
Robert is preceded in death by Chandler Wesley Noble, grandson, 1979; Jack Lee Boswell, son, 1979; Bessie Hannah Child, wife, 1989; Lavon Webb, wife, 2001; Michael Boswell, grandson, December 2006; and Angela Rachelle Noble Weston, granddaughter, February 8, 2007.
Robert leaves his three children Jim (Birgit), Julie, and Joan, 22 grandchildren, 34 great grandchildren and 3 great, great grandchildren.
Funeral Services held February 26, 2007 at Myers Mortuary Chapel, Brigham City, UT. Interment in the Brigham City Cemetery.
LaVon Christensen Webb (1910 - 2001)*
Brigham City Cemetery
Box Elder County
Created by: Roberta
Record added: Mar 02, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18126709