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 Lester Gordon Kennington

Lester Gordon Kennington

Birth
Auburn, Lincoln County, Wyoming, USA
Death 5 Jul 2007 (aged 87)
Ogden, Weber County, Utah, USA
Burial Auburn, Lincoln County, Wyoming, USA
Memorial ID 25022311 · View Source
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Lester Gordon Kennington, 87, passed away Thursday, July 5, 2007, at McKay Dee hospital in Ogden Utah.
He was born November 25, 1919 in Auburn, a son of Joseph Hyrum and Sarah Jane Walton Kennington. His early years were spent in Auburn, graduating from Star Valley High School and attending Utah State University.
He was a veteran of WWII, serving in the South Pacific. Upon returning, he married Mary Eleanore Miller on October 12, 1948 in the Logan LDS Temple. they were blessed with six children. they made their home and raised their children in North Salt Lake. he worked at Caribou Oil in Woods Cross.
Lester served faithfully in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He served as a leader of young men, on the High Council, as Bishop, a temple ordinance worker, and served a mission with his wife as director of the visitor's center at Winter Quarters, Nebraska.
He enjoyed hard work and giving service to others. He was friendly, kind and loving, especially to his family.
He is survived by his dear wife and three children and their spouses, Kathy and Collin Wood, Centerville; Saundra and Corey Dinsdale, Harrisville; Robert and Bonnie Kennington, Kaysville; 15 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren; and by his brother, Lloyd, and sister, Alta.
He was preceded in death by his sons, Kirk and Jay, a daughter Susan K. Crowther, and seven siblings.
Funeral services were held on Monday, July 9, 2007, in Utah. Interment took place in Auburn Cemetery on Tuesday July 10.



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  • Created by: Carol STEVENS
  • Added: 3 Mar 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 25022311
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lester Gordon Kennington (25 Nov 1919–5 Jul 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 25022311, citing Auburn Cemetery, Auburn, Lincoln County, Wyoming, USA ; Maintained by Carol STEVENS (contributor 46861595) .