Brian George


1929 ~ 2010

Brian George Mottishaw passed away the morning of June 14, 2010, Flag Day. Brian was born June 4, 1929 in Armthorpe, Doncaster, Yorkshire, England to William Henry and Annie Sims Mottishaw. The family emigrated to the United States and settled in Pocatello, Idaho where he grew up. He served an LDS mission to

England from 1950 to 1952. He

returned and married Loine Gay Stowell on June 20, 1952. He served in the US Army, in Germany, from 1953 to 1955.

He and Loine had four children, two of whom passed away immediately after birth. He finished his

education and began his teaching career in Social Sciences in Pocatello in 1958. Brian and Loine moved to West Bountiful, Utah in May of 1964 where he continued teaching in the Davis County School District. His was a life of service in the community and the LDS Church. He served as Bishop of the West Bountiful 1st ward during the mid to latter 1970's.

He was instrumental in initiating the West Bountiful Independence Day Celebrations.

He and Loine served a number of Senior LDS service-oriented missions including Temple Square, Pioneer Village at Lagoon, Bountiful Temple, Member Locator, Family History, and a Bountiful Utah West Stake Mission.

Brian was preceded in death by his loving wife Loine, of 56 years in January of 2008. He is survived by two children, Forrest Brian (Nancy Ann Smith) and Ellen Gay Mottishaw. He has nine grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren, with two more on the way.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, June 19, 2010 at the West Bountiful 1st Ward Chapel, 311 North 800 West. A viewing will be held Friday evening from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. at Russon Brothers Bountiful Mortuary, 295 North Main and Saturday 9:45-10:45 a.m. at the church prior to services. Interment- Mountain View Cemetery, Pocatello, Idaho. Online guest book at