He served in the US Marine Corp where he met his future wife Barbara. They were married in Yuma, Arizona on June 23, 1956.
While he lived in Santa Barbara, CA, he was a Bricklayer for R.J. Black. He also was Purchasing Agent for Tierra Contracting until his retirement in 1997, when he retired to Cedar City.
He is survived by his wife Barbara, daughters, Roberta of Cedar City, Rebecca of Moorpark, CA, Ruth (Mario) Raso, Peoria, IL. He has 4 grandchildren who loved him very much, and 2 great- grandchildren. He also is survived by: 4 sisters, 2 brothers; they all lived in Texas; many nephews, nieces, aunts, uncles and also 2 sisters in law and a brother in law.
He is preceded in death by his parents, 3 brothers and one sister.
A celebration of his life will be held at a later date.
The family wishes to thank Dr. Jason North, Valley View Medical Center for the care given to our husband and father. We also like to thank Huntsman Intermountain Cancer Center.
Arrangement entrusted to the SWINDLEHURST FUNERAL HOME. On line condolences may be sent to www.swindlehurstfuneralhome.com.