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 Leo Russell Farnworth

Leo Russell Farnworth

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Death 6 Sep 2007 (aged 85)
Burial Orem, Utah County, Utah, USA
Plot A-152-10
Memorial ID 21466925 · View Source
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Completed his earthly life at age 85 at his home surrounded by family. Born in Mohrland, Utah. The fourth of six children of George Q. and Madaline Morley Farnsworth. Graduated from Lincoln High School Excelled in athletics. Served on the U.S.S. Wasp as a World War II U.S. Navy veteran. Married Mary Lucille Clemons May 26, 1945 in Seattle, Washington. Marriage solemnized in the Provo LDS Temple November 9, 1974. Professional truck driver for 38 years. Enjoyed camping, gardening, Pepsi, Hershey bars, Grandma's homemade cookies and chocolate cake. Had a strong love the Savior. Enjoyed serving in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Temples. Remembered for sharing many songs and stories.

Survived by loving wife and six children: Kay (Lyman) Young, Terry L. Farnworth, Radene Smith, Kenna (Paul) Whittaker, Randy (Xanthe) Farnworth, Tauna (Robert) Close, and Marianne (Jerry) Miller; brother Earl (Dorothy) Farnworth; his sister Renee Hewitt; 18 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren. Predeceased by parents, two sisters, and one brother.

Services held Tuesday, September 11, 2007 in Orem, Utah.


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  • Originally Created by: John Warnke
  • Added: 9 Sep 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21466925
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Leo Russell Farnworth (5 Sep 1922–6 Sep 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21466925, citing Orem City Cemetery, Orem, Utah County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by WLW (contributor 47059405) .