Samuel Rulon Spencer - Newspaper Obituary
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Samuel Rulon Spencer, 76, Salt Lake City, passed away April 6, 1979, in a Salt Lake hospital following a short illness.
Born July 22, 1902, Escalante, Garfield County, to Samuel and Mary Ann Riddle Spencer. Married Pearl Morgan June 20, 1928, Manti LDS Temple. Served a mission to the Central States from Nov. 1923 to April 1926, for the LDS Church. Served as a member of the Circleville, Piute County, Ward bishopric; also served in other capacities. Was currently a high priest in the 8th Ward, S. L. Liberty Stake. Former sheep and livestock man. Employed by Coveys and Hotel Utah.
Survivors: Wife, Salt Lake City; son, Francis R. Spencer, Midway, Wasatch County; daughter, Mrs. Cecil (Alma) Montague, Salt Lake City; 9 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters, Mrs. James (Virginia) Ott, Orem; Mrs. Burton (Ethel) Shakespear, Salt Lake City; Thurman, Escalante; Hershel, Orson, Salt Lake City; Mrs. Vernon (Camilla) Harrison, Kansas City, KA; Ceril, California. Preceded in death by a sister, Reva Dennison, and a brother, Otto.
Funeral services Tuesday, 12 noon, Larkin Mortuary, 260 East South Temple, where friends may call Monday, 6-8 p.m. and Tuesday, one hour prior to services. Interment, Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park.