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William Alma Partington, 89, of Spanish Fork, Utah, died Saturday, August 5, 1995, at his home after a short illness.

He was born on October 31, 1905, in Logan, Utah, the son of Joseph Alma Partington and Martina Christenson Partington. He married Helen Gertrude Ault on April 30, 1930, in the Logan LDS Temple. She passed away on March 9, 1993.He was educated in Logan schools and graduated from Logan High School. He attended Utah State University where he received a tuition scholarship. He was a member of the Omega Tau Fraternity, Scabbard and Blade Fraternity and the ROTC Rifle Team. He furthered his studies at Brigham Young University and Ford Motor Army Maintenance School.

He served in the military services during World War II, serving in the Pacific. He taught school in Pleasant Grove, Springville, and Spanish Fork and retired after 36 years of teaching.

He was a member of the LDS Church, and has served as Scout Master, Stake Young Men's Director, MIA teacher, assistant group leader in the high priests, served on the Stake Maintenance Program and also served as a temple worker in the Provo LDS Temple.

Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Sheldon (Janice) Loveless, Mrs. Lynn (Joyce) Harris, both of Spanish Fork; eight grandchildren, 21 great- grandchildren, one great-great grandchild; and one brother, Ray Partington of Logan.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, August 9, 1995, at 11 a.m. in the Walker Mortuary Chapel, 187 South Main Street, Spanish Fork, Utah. Friends may call at the mortuary on Wednesday from 9:30-10:45 a.m. Burial will be in the Logan City Cemetery with military rites.

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