|Birth: ||Oct. 11, 1923|
|Death: ||May 20, 2001|
Herald Journal, The (Logan, UT) - May 23, 2001
Deceased Name: Robert S. Kearl "Pint" PAYSON, Utah - Robert S. Kearl, age 77, loving father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend, passed away Sunday May 20, 2001.
He was born October 11, 1923 in Smithfield, Utah, a son of George R. and Violet Pitcher Kearl.
He married Zelda Box, July 1, 1966 in Payson, Utah. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. She preceded him in death January 23, 1998.
Robert served in the U.S. Army in the 656th Tank Destroyer Battalion from 1943-1946. He was honorably discharged with the rank of sergeant.
After returning home he served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to West Canada. He was an active member all of his life and served in many positions. He was employed as a heavy equipment operator by LeGrande Johnson Construction for 27 years. Robert was active in many different associations, including: The American Legion, Boy's State, horse racing and the Utah Quarter Horse Association. Some of his hobbies included hunting birds, fishing and buying new cars.
Survivors include three sons, Robert S. II (Karen) Kearl, Goshen, Utah, Bradley J. (Dalless) Kearl, Santaquin, Utah, Christopher B. (Kimberly) Kearl, Springville, Utah; 11 beautiful grandchildren; a brother, Clayton James Kearl, Salt Lake City; four sisters; Phylis Elwood, Idaho Falls, Idaho, Beverly Hansen, North Ogden, Laura Monson, Salt Lake City, and Donna Bergener, of Logan. He was preceded in death by his loving wife; a brother, Cyril Kearl; two sisters, Wilda Taggart and Gwen Demman.
Funeral services will be at noon of Friday, May 25, 2001, in the Mtn. View Stake Center 75 S. 600 East, Payson. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Walker Mortuary, 587 S. 100 West, Payson, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Friday at the church.
Burial will be in the Payson City Cemetery with military rites accorded by the Spanish Fork American Legion, Post 68.
Herald Journal, The (Logan, UT) Date: May 23, 2001 Record Number: 648013 Copyright, 2001, Cache Valley Publishing LLC
George Robinson Kearl (1884 - 1962)
Violet Rebecca Pitcher Kearl (1890 - 1974)
Zelda Box Kearl (1938 - 1998)*
Note: Information taken from the Payson City Cemetery Records
Payson City Cemetery
Plot: Blk 47 lot 47 pos 7
Maintained by: Chad Kendell
Originally Created by: Cindy Baldogo
Record added: Oct 31, 2008
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