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 John Utley

John Utley

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Death 8 Mar 1993 (aged 81)
Burial Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Plot 15 026 8
Memorial ID 36116 · View Source
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John Elgin Utley, beloved husband, father and grandfather, affectionately known as ''Bompie'' and patriarch of his family, passed away March 8, 1993.

He was born October 20, 1911 in Sevier, Utah, the eldest son of John B. Utley and Pheobe Mackay. He married Grace James, March 31, 1934; their marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.

He worked for 35 years as manager at South East Furniture Company. He drove a van for the Heritage Center, where he was loved by all. He was an active member of the LDS Church. He served as bishop of the Murray 9th Ward, as a counselor, and stake high counselor. He served as a stake missionary, and missions at Temple Square and the Idaho Falls Visitors Center.

John is survived by his wife; two daughters and one son, Eric and Sandra Stephan, Anna Lee Harper, James and Jaymie Utley, 17 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Earl and Golden; four sisters, Marvel Hunt, Ruth Dunn, Beverly Fredricks, Renee Green. He was preceded in death by six brothers, one sister, son-in-law, John Ray Harper and grandson, James Ray Harper.

Funeral services Friday, March 12, 12 noon at Murray 23rd Ward, 755 East Three Fountains Drive, Murray. Viewing will be Thursday, 6 to 8 p.m. at Jenkins-Soffe Mortuary, 4760 South State Street and Friday, 11 to 11:45 a.m. at the church. Interment: Murray City Cemetery.

Salt Lake Tribune, The (UT)
Date: March 10, 1993


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  • Maintained by: Anne
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 36116
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Utley (20 Oct 1911–8 Mar 1993), Find A Grave Memorial no. 36116, citing Murray City Cemetery, Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Anne (contributor 46788213) .