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 James Arthur Baxendale

James Arthur Baxendale

Bingham Canyon, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Death 30 Jul 1990 (aged 47)
Echo, Summit County, Utah, USA
Burial Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
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James Arthur Baxendale, 47, left this world for a happier place, along with his sweet son, Shay, July 30, 1990, as a result of a tragic boating accident at Echo Reservoir.

Jim was born November 29, 1942 in Bingham, Utah, the son of Arthur B. and Claudia Christison Baxendale.

He graduated from Granite High. Married Judy Swensen, February 2, 1962, in Salt Lake City. Marriage solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS Temple, June 15, 1982.

Jim was an Elder in the LDS Church and had accepted its doctrine unquestioningly. Jim was employed by Ritz-Classic Bowl for 24 years and Metropolitan Water District the last six years. He proudly served as Volunteer Murray Fireman. Jim was a devoted husband, father, son, brother and friend, who worshipped his family. He loved to escape to his mountain cabin with his family, friends and dog, to ride motorbikes, bicycles, snowmobile, fish, barbeque and relax. He was always looking for a way to help others.

We will miss Jim and Shay forever and long for the time when we can be reunited as an eternal family.

Jim is survived by his wife, Judy; son, Trent; daughter, Shaury; daughter-in-law, Traci, Murray; mother, sister, Mrs. Joan B. (Bud) Tripp; brothers and sisters-in-law, uncles, aunts, nephews and friends. Preceded in death by his oldest daughter, Stacy Lyn, whom he adored.

Funeral Services Thursday, August 9, 1 p.m. in the Murray 12th Ward, 363 East Vine Street, where friends may call one hour prior to services, and Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. at Jenkins-Soffe Mortuary, 4760 South State. Interment: Murray City Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, family suggests donations to Make A Wish Foundation or Hemophillia Foundation.

Source- Deseret News Tuesday, August 7, 1990 Obituary

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  • Maintained by: Anne
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 36592
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for James Arthur Baxendale (29 Nov 1942–30 Jul 1990), Find A Grave Memorial no. 36592, citing Murray City Cemetery, Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Anne (contributor 46788213) .