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James Melbourne Widdowson died from an acute illness on June 19, 1994, at the age of 93.

Fortunate to enjoy good health most of his life, he pursued the active independent lifestyle he so cherished. Husband of Leona Nelson Widdowson (deceased). Father, grandfather, great-grandfather.At the age of 20 he immigrated from Hull, England to Salt Lake City, obtained employment with the Union Pacific Railroad and arranged for his three sisters and widowed mother to move to Salt Lake City. He retired from the railroad as a machinist at age 65. The LDS religion was paramount in his life. He held numerous positions and touched the lives of many through his religious works. He was loved and respected for his devotion and steadfastness in his religious beliefs and services.

The viewing and burial will take place at Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park (Gilcrest Section), the morning of June 23, 1994. The viewing is from 9:45 a.m.-10:45 a.m. The graveside services will commence at 11:00 a.m.

He requests that a donation to a charity be made in lieu of flowers.

Funeral directors, Wasatch Lawn Mortuary.

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