Eugene Pressett, Sr., age 83, died September 27, 1992 Price, Utah.
He was born June 17, 1909, Sunnyside, Utah, son of Humbert and Zina Rasmussen Pressett. Married Rose Zupon September 4, 1937, Price, Utah. Life-long resident of Carbon County. Graduated Carbon High School, where he was student body president, an outstanding athlete. He was awarded academic scholarship to Colorado School of Mines, Golden Colorado. Received an M.E. degree in mining engineering. Honored by Theta Tau and Sigma Phi Esplin Fraternities. An outstanding student and member of college football and boxing teams. During his coal mining career he was a foreman at Kennilworth Coal Mine, general mine foreman at Hiawatha, general manager and superintendent for the Utah Rock Asphalt Co., assistant general superintendent Geneva Coal Mine. He was a mine engineer and construction engineer for U.S. Steel, Western District, later superintendent of U.S. Steel Prep-plant at Wellington, Utah, where he retired after 42 years of service to the mining industry. Active in many community affairs, serving as a Boy Scout leader, 4-H Club, Little League, Carbon County Welfare Board, Carbon County Planning Commission. He served as a reserve officer for the U.S. Army 10 years. Member Joppa Lodge, #26, F&AM, Price Elks Lodge No. 1550, Solvenian Home of Spring Glen. Many other social, civic, fraternal and professional affiliations.
Survived by wife, Rose, East Carbon City; two sons, one daughter and spouses, Eugene F., Jr. and Sharon Pressett, Midvale; Bob and Charlotte Pressett, Laramie, Wyoming; Pat and John Cuthbertson, Murray; seven grandchildren; also one sister, two brothers, Edna Lindsey, Sunnyside; Leon Pressett, East Carbon City; Jack Pressett, Price.
Funeral services Wednesday, September 30,
1 p.m., Mitchell Chapel, where friends may call daily from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Family will be at Mitchell's Tuesday evening 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday one hour prior to services.
Interment; Price City Cemetery.
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