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Richard LeRoy "Roy" Litson
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Birth: May 18, 1920
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA
Death: May 5, 2008
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA

Our father, Richard "Roy" LeRoy Litson, died at his home on May 5, 2008 at the age of 87, surrounded by his loving family.

Dad was born May 18, 1920 in Murray, Utah to William and Doreen Litson. He married Dolores McCleery on June 18, 1940 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. He served in the Navy during World War II as an engineman. Dad retired from Riverton Motor as a shop foreman and was well known in Riverton for announcing rodeos, 4th of July Celebrations and parades in his green panel truck.

Dad was very talented in woodworking and made and sold his many creations at his home in Murray. He and mom spent their winter retired years in Quartzite, Arizona where they enjoyed the company of many friends. Dad loved spending his time in the outdoors with his family hunting, fishing and camping. He left behind a family tradition of spending Easter in the desert.

He is survived by four generations of family: His children, Rick Litson, Marsha (Ken) Nichols, Sue Litson, Sandy (Jerry) Pearce; nine grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; siblings, Margaret (Ellis) Dawson, Art (Jeniene) Litson. Preceded in death by his wife of 65 years, and his sister, Betty Oliver.

Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, May 8, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. at Jenkins-Soffe Mortuary, 4760 South State Street, where friends and family may call on Wednesday May 7, 2008 from 6-8 p.m. and on Thursday one hour prior to the services.
Interment will follow at Larkin Sunset Gardens Cemetery, 1950 East Dimple Dell Road (10600 South).
Published in the Deseret News on 5/6/2008. 
Family links: 
  William Richard Litson (1899 - 1965)
  Dolores McCleery Litson (1922 - 2005)*
  Richard LeRoy Litson (1920 - 2008)
  Margaret May Litson Dawson (1923 - 2015)*
*Calculated relationship
Larkin Sunset Gardens Cemetery
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA
Plot: Garden of the Last Supper 22-A-2
Created by: Ryan D. Curtis
Record added: May 06, 2008
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Richard LeRoy Roy Litson
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- Ryan D. Curtis
 Added: May. 6, 2008
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