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 Richard Arnold “Dick” Beals

Richard Arnold “Dick” Beals

Birth
Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Death 26 Dec 1962 (aged 32)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Plot 10 095 5
Memorial ID 57962 · View Source
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Kennecott Worker
Seriously Hurt
In Mine Accident

SALT LAKE CITY (UPI)—One employe of Kennecott Copper Corp was injured seriously Tuesday when a bank trimmer skidded 50 feet down a bank.

Richard A. Beals, 32, Murray, received internal injuries when the bank gave way under the machine and he and another man slid down with the machine.

Rex E. Bateman, 35 (of 6067 South Redwood Road) Murray, was released after examination at a hospital. The accident was at the Bingham Copper mine of Kennecott Copper Corp.

Source-DAILY HERALD, WEDNESDAY, DEC. 19, 1962



Mine Mishap
Proves Fatal

BINGHAM (UPI)—A 32-year-old Murray man died this morning after he was pinned beneath a large tractor for an hour and a half a week ago at the Kennecott Copper Corp., Bingham mine.

Richard A. Beals died at 12:15 a.m. in a Salt Lake City hospital.

He was operating a bank trimmer, which is a large tractor with mounted boom and rake, Dec. 18 when it skidded 50 feet down a bank and pinned him underneath.

Funeral services were pending.

Source-OGDEN STANDARD-EXAMINER OGDEN, UTAH, WEDNESDAY EVENING, DEC. 26, 1962


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  • Maintained by: Anne
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 57962
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Richard Arnold “Dick” Beals (15 Dec 1930–26 Dec 1962), Find A Grave Memorial no. 57962, citing Murray City Cemetery, Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Anne (contributor 46788213) .