Our beloved husband, father, and grandfather, Wally, age 76, passed away June 15, 1999 in Murray, Utah.
He was the youngest of five children born to Joseph Albert and Charlotte Ruby Johnson Stephenson in Duchesne, Utah on July 18, 1922. He married Cleo Peterson in Neola, Utah on July 16, 1949.Wally served in the United States Navy from 1943 to 1946. He graduated in 1952 from Utah State University with a degree in Civil Engineering. He retired from Utah Department of Transportation. He was a member of the LDS Church.
He is survived by his wife, Cle of Murray, Utah; daughter, Lee Ann (Terry) Winters, Lava Hot Springs, Idaho; son, Jeffrey W., Murray, Utah, three grandsons, Shane, Scott, and Ryan Beeson; sister, Alyce (Ken) Aycock, Vernal, Utah. He was preceded in death by one sister and two brothers.
"Goodbye Wally, as a husband you were my best friend, my strength and source of unconditional love; you were always there for me and never let me down. You'll always be in my heart."
Memorial services will be held Saturday, June 19, 1999 at 11 a.m. in the Murray 23rd Ward Chapel, 755 E. Three Fountains Drive, Murray, Utah.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made to your favorite charity.