1953 ~ 2003
HURRICANE, UTAH <! > - Richard LaMont Wilson graduated from earth life on Tuesday, September 23, 2003 in St. George, Utah.
He was born in Salt Lake City, Utah on February 17, 1953, a son of James G. and Elva Roundy Wilson. He married his sweetheart, Connie Echo Ellis August 20, 1974 in the Salt Lake Temple.
With bright red hair, freckles, and laughs he grew up to be a tall, light-hearted missionary boy. He served a mission in Guatemala / El Salvador from1972 to 1974. Richard was first and foremost a family man. He loved his family with all of his heart. He had a special love for children and a gift for relating to and blessing the lives of young people. He loved the youth and they loved him. Church callings in which he faithfully served included assignments to teach and counsel with young people.
Surviving family include his: sweet wife, Connie; children, Sarah and Marc-Charles Ingerson, Adam and Summer Wilson, Luke and Janalee Wilson, Mary Elva, Elder Eli, Bethany, and Leah Wilson; one granddaughter, Corinne Ingerson; mother, Elva Roundy Wilson; brothers, Melvin, Roger, Jeril, Ross, and Jim Wilson; and sister, Alice Clegg. He was preceded in death by his father, James G. Wilson and his sister, Arlene Lyman. He lived a full life and is loved by all who knew him.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, September 27, 2003 at 11:00 a.m. at the Hurricane West Stake Center, 270 S. 700 W., Hurricane, UT. Friends may call Friday, September 26, 2003 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Hurricane Valley Mortuary, 140 N. Main, Hurricane, and again Saturday from 9:45 until 10:45 a.m., prior to services, at the Stake Center. Interment will be in the Hurricane City Cemetery. Arrangements are made under the direction of Hurricane Valley Mortuary, Funeral Director, Ted Spilsbury (435) 635-2454.
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