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Elijah Jefferson "Lige" Hundley
Birth: May 6, 1892
Center Creek
Wasatch County
Utah, USA
Death: Feb. 28, 1952
Utah County
Utah, USA

View: Utah Death Certificate


PROVO -- Elijah Jefferson (Lige) Hundley, 59, died early Thursday at his residence, 293 N. 6th West, after a brief illness.

Mr. Hundley was born May 6, 1892, in Heber City, a son of Jefferson Davis and Joanna Cluff Hundley. He attended Center Ward School near Heber and came to Provo with his parents at the age of 14 years, where he attended Brigham Young University [High School].

As a young man he began work as an automobile mechanic at Telluride Motor Co. He enlisted in the U.S. Army Sept. 3, 1918 and served at Kelly Field, Tex., until discharged Feb. 12, 1919 from Camp Funston, Kan.

He returned to Provo, where he married Lola Giles April 30, 1919. He continued work as an automobile mechanic and in May 1934, organized Barrett-Hundley Garage with Ray Barrett.

The partnership was dissolved in 1941 and Mr. Hundley began following the government building construction program during World War II in Utah, Nevada and Arizona. He had been associated with Groneman Construction Co. for the past several years.

He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Mr. Hundley was a well-known sportsman and was a member of International Association of Machinists, CIO, Local 1066, and United Brotherhood of Carpenters No. 1498, AFL.

Survivors include his widow, Provo; five sons: Robert G. Hundley, Provo; Richard E. Hundley, Logan; Don J. and William G. Hundley, Provo; and John Davis Hundley, with the Air Force in Korea; a step-mother, Mrs. Maggie Hundley, Orem; 11 grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. E. H. (Lucile) Long, Orem, and Mrs. Alice Maurel, Los Angeles.

Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 1 p.m. in Berg Mortuary Chapel by Ralph C. Fletcher, bishop of Provo Third LDS Ward. Friends may call Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. and Monday prior to services at the mortuary. Burial will be in the Provo Cemetery. Military honors will be accorded by American Legion, Dean Mendenhall, Provo Post 13, under command of George E. Larsen.

-Source: Salt Lake Tribune | 29 Feb. 1952, p. 31 | transcribed by Annie Duckett Hundley, granddaughter-in-law | 27 Mar 2010.
Family links: 
  Jefferson Davis Hundley (1860 - 1938)
  Joanna Elizabeth Cluff Hundley (1862 - 1901)
  Lola Giles Hundley (1901 - 1997)*
  Robert Giles Hundley (1920 - 1993)*
  Richard Elijah Hundley (1922 - 2014)*
  Don Jeff Hundley (1924 - 2000)*
  William Giles Hundley (1928 - 2005)*
  Eleanor Irene Hundley (1883 - 1903)*
  Phoebe Alice Hundley Maurel (1888 - 1954)*
  Elijah Jefferson Hundley (1892 - 1952)
  Ralph Conrad Hundley (1908 - 1941)**
  Ann Lucile Hundley Long (1910 - 2000)**
*Calculated relationship
Note: Interment 3 Mar 1952
Provo City Cemetery
Utah County
Utah, USA
Plot: Block 12 Lot 88
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