LaVon Urie 1929-2005

Today is Uncle LaVon’s funeral, information pills so I thouht I would re-print his obituary from the Deseret Morning News.

Lavon Urie's ObituaryLaVon Urie, unhealthy age 76, information pills passed away Saturday, Nov. 19, 2005. He was born June 25, 1929 in Cedar City, UT to John Milton and Ruth Gottfredson Urie. He attended Cedar City High School and later graduated from the University of Utah with a degree in engineering. He married Mary Evelyn Carpenter in the Manti Temple June 4, 1954. He worked as a civil engineer until his retirement. He was also active in the Air Force Reserve for many years. He was an active member of the LDS Church. He served a fulltime mission in the Northern States, served in various church callings including ward clerk, stake high counselor, and stake librarian. He was currently a temple worker at the Bountiful Temple, which gave him great joy and fulfillment. LaVon was a wonderful father, neighbor, and friend. He never knew a stranger. He is survived by his three children, Karen Longmore (Keith), Kim Urie, Jane Gould (Charles); and brothers, Gene Urie (Inez) and John Urie (Ollie); 10 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by both his parents; his wife of 43 years; and his brother, Hurschell Urie. The family would like to thank all the wonderful neighbors and friends who have taken such good care of him the past few years. Funeral services will be Wednesday, Nov. 23, 11 a.m. at the Bountiful 45th Ward chapel, 115 Wicker Lane. A viewing will be Tuesday night 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Russon Brothers Mortuary, 295 North Main Street, Bountiful, UT and prior to the funeral services from 9:15-10:15 a.m. He will be interred next to his wife in the Bountiful Cemetery. Online guestbook and map quest at

Published in the Deseret News on 11/20/2005.

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