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 Ralph Burningham

Ralph Burningham

Syracuse, Davis County, Utah, USA
Death 10 Dec 1996 (aged 92)
Clearfield, Davis County, Utah, USA
Burial West Point, Davis County, Utah, USA
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Memorial ID 146777 · View Source
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Ralph Burningham, 92, passed away Tuesday, December 10, 1996 at the Rocky Mountain Care Center.

He was born December 15, 1903 in Syracuse, Utah, a son of Arthur John and Sarah Ann Thurgood Burningham. Ralph was the last remaining child of eight children.

He married Emeline Louise King in the Salt Lake LDS Temple April 25, 1928. She passed away April 17, 1995.

Ralph was a life-long resident of West Point. He was a member of the Weber County Posse and loved horses. He was a member of Wasatch Slopes and Beehive Cutter Racing Association. Ralph, a high priest, was a member of the West Point 4th LDS Ward.

He retired after 34 years as a foreman with Utah highway Department, North Davis County.

His life centered around his family. He truly loved children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren and always looked forward to visits and family gatherings.

Ralph is survived by one son, Wayne (Elaine) Burningham, Layton; three daughters, Bernice (Lawrence) Thurgood, and Carol (Alan) Johnston, both of West Point; Janet (Gary) Workman, Fruit Heights; also 16 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren, and six great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Lousie; four brothers, three sisters, one grandson, one great-granddaughter and one great-grandson.

The family wishes to express their thanks to all the staff at Rocky Mountain Care Center for their love and care of Ralph during his stay.

Funeral services will be held at 12 noon, Saturday, Dec. 14, 1996, at West Point LDS Stake Center, 550 North 2300 West. Friends and family may call Saturday from 10-11:45 a.m. at the Stake Center. Interment, West Point City Cemetery. Funeral directors, Lindquist's Kaysville Mortuary.

Deseret News Thursday, December 12, 1996 Obituary




  • Maintained by: Anne
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 146777
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Ralph Burningham (15 Dec 1903–10 Dec 1996), Find A Grave Memorial no. 146777, citing West Point Cemetery, West Point, Davis County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Anne (contributor 46788213) .