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Obituary: Gomer Hughes

1921 ~ 2004

Gomer Ellis Hughes, 82, humble, caring, and loving husband, father and brother passed away Friday, October 8, 2004 in Grapevine, Texas surrounded by family.

Born November 21, 1921 in Malad, Idaho to Gomer Hughes and Mary Edith Bolingbroke. Married Lois Catten March 18, 1966 in the Salt Lake Temple.

A Naval Veteran of World War II and Pearl Harbor survivor.

Gomer worked for 35 years at Tooele Army Depot as a heavy mobile equipment mechanic.

He resided in Magna, Utah for over 50 years and was a member of the LDS Church in the Spencer 3rd Ward.

Gomer Ellis was a high priest and served as temple worker for 12 years in the Jordan River Temple.

Survivors: wife, Lois; sons, Gomer Ellis, Grapevine, TX; and Daniel L. Southlake, TX; four grandchildren; sister, Mary Jean, Plymouth, UT.

Funeral, Saturday noon at the Spencer 3rd Ward Chapel, 8181 W. 3320 S.


Friends call 10 - 11:30 before funeral at the chapel.

Burial Memorial Estates Redwood.