Jay Lamar Haddock, 87, of Logan, died Saturday, June 1, 1991, of injuries sustained in an auto-pedestrian accident.
He was born December 19, 1903, in Bloomington, Idaho, a son of Edward John and Mary Ward Haddock. He married Pearl Richards August 7, 1930, in the Logan LDS Temple. He received his education at the Fielding Academy in Paris, Idaho. He received a bachelor's degree from Brigham Young University, a master's degree from Massachusetts State University, and a Ph.D. from Iowa State University.He was a principal and taught school at Bloomington, Idaho, and later taught agriculture at Massachusetts State University. He was the State Agronomist for the State of New Hampshire. He was a soil scientist with the U.S.D.A., located at Utah State University from 1945 until his retirement in 1968. He did significant research with sugar beets and potatoes, writing many professional articles and receiving many honors.
He was a member of the LDS Church and served faithfully in many leadership positions, including Stake YMMIA, Stake Sunday School Board, High Priest Group Leader, ward clerk, and counselor in the bishopric. He was an officaiator and a sealer in the Logan LDS Temple for more than 20 years.
Survivors include his wife, Pearl, Logan; three sons, one daughter-in-law and their spouses; Glen R. and Kathy Haddock, Tigard, Ore.; Mrs. Gordon (Sarah R.) Willmore, Logan; David L. and Ellen Haddock, Colorado Springs, Colorado; John M. and Carol Haddock, Las Vegas, Nevada; 25 grandchildren; three step-gandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by: two brothers, Grove Haddock, Meridian, Idaho; Ray Haddock, Idaho Falls, Idaho. He was preceded in death by one son, J. Larry Haddock and seven brothers.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, June 5, 1991, at 12 noon, in the Logan 5th Ward Chapel, 502 East 300 North, with Bishop Jerry Allen conducting. Friends may call at the Allen-Hall Mortuary, 34 East Center, Logan, on Tuesday evening, from 6 to 8 p.m., and at the 5th Ward Chapel on Wednesday, from 10:30 a.m. till 11:30 a.m. Interment will be in the Logan City Cemetery.
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