John Herbert Topham Obituary
Contributor: R and N Englestead Created: 2 years ago Updated: 2 years ago
Birth: Aug. 30, 1916
Death: Jul. 18, 2011
John Herbert (Herb) Topham passed away peacefully in his sleep on July 18, 2011 at Chancellor Gardens in Clearfield, Utah. Herb was born on August 30, 1916 in Paragonah, Utah. He stayed in Paragonah until 1959 when he moved his family to Southern California. He and his eternal sweetheart, Golda McBride, had six children. Herb and Golda served two missions for the LDS Church. The first brought them to Ogden, Utah where they served at the Tabernacle Visitor Center. Six months following that mission they served in the London, England North Mission. Following their missions they made their home in Roy, Utah.
After Golda's passing in 1993, Herb married Audrey Lillian Malaney in June 1994 and they resided in Clinton, Utah until they retired to Chancellor Garden's.
Herb is survived by his wife, Audrey; his five sons, Eugene, Murray, Lyle, Gordon and Stephen; his daughter, Beverlee Mendonsa; 25 grandchildren; 57 great-grandchildren and 18 great great grandchildren for a total of 100 progenitors.
Services will be held Thursday July 21, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. at Myers Mortuary, 250 North Fairfield Road, Layton, Utah. A viewing will be held from 9:00 to 9:45 a.m. prior to services. Interment will be at Paragonah City Cemetery.