George Raymond Poulter, 91, died Wednesday, Aug. 23, 1995, at his home following a short illness.
He was born April 3, 1904, to George A. and Lydia Oborn Poulter, in Ogden, Utah.He was married to Winona Porter of Escalante, Utah on August 21, 1931, in the Salt Lake Temple. She died April 3, 1976. He married Lois Oswald Watkins in June 1977.
He was an active member of the LDS Church, having served as bishop of the Ogden 24th Ward and as a member of the Mt. Ogden Stake High Council. He served as a missionary in the Swiss-German Mission from 1924-1927. Following his mission, he completed his education at the University of Utah.
His teaching career began in 1929 where he taught at Escalante High School, Mound Fort Jr. High, Ogden High School, and the U of U. He served as principal of Grant, Bonneville, Lewis Elementary and Junior High, and Mount Ogden Jr. High.
Surviving are his wife, Lois and five children: Rae Jean (Paul N.) Davis of Salt Lake City; Darhle (Leland A.) Farber of Bountiful; Karen (Dale G.) Swenson of North Ogden; Donald R. (Linda) Poulter of Salt Lake City; and Sheryl Ann (Ellis J.) Rees of Ogden; 25 grandchildren and 42 great-grandchildren; three step-children: Clifford (Alice) Watkins, Calif.; Mac W. (Julie) Watkins, Kaysville; and Lucille Kerr, Salt Lake City; 13 step-grandchildren and 14 step-great-grandchildren.
He was loved and respected by his family and all who knew him. His integrity was impeccable.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Aug. 26, 1995, at 2 p.m. at the Larkin & Sons Mortuary Chapel, 496 24th St., Ogden. Friends may call at the mortuary, Friday from 6-8 p.m. and Saturday from 1-1:45 p.m. Interment, Ogden Cemetery.
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