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Craig Richard Park
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Birth: Aug. 20, 1940
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA
Death: Mar. 15, 2011
Bluffdale
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA

Craig Richard Park, beloved husband, father, grandfather, and friend, passed away on March 15, 2011 surrounded by his family due to complications from pulmonaryfibrosis.

Craig was born August 20, 1940 to John Sidrick Park and Stannie Amelia Burt Park and was the youngest of seven children. He was raised in Bennion and attended Granite High School. He served a two and a half year mission in Paris, France from 1960-1963.

He married his eternal sweetheart, Barbara Rae Bailey, in the Salt Lake Temple on September 6, 1963. They were blessed with five sons and one daughter and twenty-one grandchildren.

He loved time spent with his grandchildren; each one knew they were his favorite. He was a gifted cabinet maker and passed that skill onto each one of his sons and son-in-law. He was also an accomplished pianist and trumpet player.

Craig was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and served faithfully in many callings throughout his life including a recent mission with Barbara to the Congo and South Africa, where they developed many close relationships.

Preceded in death by his parents and five brothers. Survived by his wife Barbara, sister Beth Smith (Joseph), children Spencer (Robyn), Bryan (Terri), C.J. (Lisa), Russell (Amber), Michelle Nelson (Jared), Jason (Joslyn), and twenty-one grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, March 19, 2011 at 12:30 p.m. in the Bluffdale Fifth Ward Chapel, 15040 South 2040 West. A viewing will be held on Friday, March 18, 2011 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Jenkins-Soffe South Valley Morutary, 1007 West South Jordan Parkway (10600 South), and Saturday from 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. prior to the services at the Church.
Interment at Larkin Sunset Gardens, 1950 East Dimple Dell Road (10600 South)
Published in the Deseret News from March 17 to March 18, 2011. 
 
Burial:
Larkin Sunset Gardens Cemetery
Sandy
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA
 
Created by: Ryan Curtis
Record added: Mar 16, 2011
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Craig Richard Park
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- Ryan Curtis
 Added: Mar. 17, 2011
 
 
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