Don

Don Willard

May 17, 2014

Don C Willard

Feb. 25, 1929 - May 17, 2014

Don C. Willard, 85, passed away unexpectedly at his home. Don was born February 25, 1929 in Provo Utah to Charles Samual and Anna Carter Willard.  He married his beautiful wife Barbara Rushton on June 1, 1949.  Don was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, and friend.  His number one priority in life was his family.  Don and Barbara enjoyed traveling with the Good Sam's and spending time at their property in Beaver Dam.  His hobbies included:  golfing, bowling, and horseshoes.  Don played basketball and graduated from Cyprus High School in 1947.  He enjoyed a long and successful career at Kennecott Power Plant.

Survived by his loving wife, Barbara; children, Vickie (Steve) Empey, Sally (Jim) Jones, Jill Willard, and Robyn Lawrence; 23 grandchildren, 48 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great grandchild; two brothers, Bill (Cleola), Rex (Judy). Preceded in death by his parents; four sisters; and son, Brad Willard.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, May 28, 2014, at noon at the LDS Ward House, 5065 West Janette Ave. (3965 So.) West Valley City, UT. Family and friends may visit Tuesday May 27 th from 6-8 p.m. at Peel Funeral Home, 8525 W. Magna Main St., and Wednesday 11-11:45 at the church.  Interment, Valley View Memorial Park. Online condolences: www.peelfuneralhome.com

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