1919 ~ 2004
ESCALANTE, UTAH <! > Marland Lumon "Mel" Richins, Jr., 84, died April 1, 2004 in Escalante.
Born, July 5, 1919, El Paso, TX to Gladys Ward and Marland Lumon Richins, Sr. Married, Vaunie Griffin, later sealed in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.
Survivors, wife, Vaunie; children, Norma Jo, Melvin Curtis, David Lorin, Marla Vauneen; 15 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren; brothers, Ward, Adrian, Melbourne; sister, Caralee.
Funeral services, Wednesday, April 7, 2004 at 1:00 p.m., Escalante LDS Stake Center. Viewing, Escalante Stake Center, Wednesday, 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Burial, Escalante Cemetery. Funeral Directors, Neal S. Magleby & Sons Mortuary, Richfield, Utah.