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Stan Truman

"A Big Man With a Big Kind Heart"

FERRON-Stanley William Truman, age 64, returned home to his Heavenly Father June 7, 2004 in Provo with his family by his side. He was born April 23, 1940 in Huntington to Arthur Leslie and Olive Staker Truman. He married Karen Leah Huff Oct. 2, 1959 in the Manti LDS Temple.

He served for 17 years in law enforcement in Salt Lake City, serving as Chief of Police for South Salt Lake and as a detective for the Salt Lake County Police Department. He returned to Emery County and has served as Justice Court Judge since 1975.

Stan felt a strong love for the outdoors, camping, fishing, horseback riding always with his family, whom he loved to tease. His quick wit and humor will be dearly missed by his family and many friends.

He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Karen, of Ferron and three children and their spouses, Loretta and Ralph Nielson of Huntington, Rick and Julie Truman of Cleveland, Kaylene and Mike Behling of Ferron, 12 grandchildren and three great-grandsons. Also survived by brother Kay and his wife Judy Truman of Huntington and Ronald Robertson of Magna and many nieces and nephews, all who dearly loved him and by whom he will be deeply missed.

Funeral services were held Fri. June 11 at 11 a.m. in the Huntington Stake Center. A public viewing was held Thursday evening at Fausett Mortuary in Castle Dale. Burial was in the Huntington Cemetery.

Beverly Motte

PRICE-Beverly Grace Hawkins Motte, age 67, our beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend, passed away June 19, 2004 in Price.

She was born Feb. 1, 1937 in Wellington to Floyd and Virginia Draper Hawkins. Beverly married Lawrence Motte Dec. 9, 1957.

She was a faithful member of the LDS Church, where she served in numerous callings.

Above all else, she loved her family. She was a wonderful homemaker and loved to cook and enjoyed collecting recipes. She and her family spent many happy hours at their cabin.

Beverly is survived by her husband, Lawrence; her children, Larry Motte of Price, Merlene and Curt Archibald of Spanish Fork and Darlene and Chris Evans of Tremonton; nine grandchildren; brother, B.J. Hawkins; and sisters, Helen Syme and Carol Blackburn. She was preceded in death by her son, Danny; and brother, Wesley Hawkins.

Funeral services will be Wed., June 23, 11 a.m. at the old Wellington LDS Chapel. The viewing will be Tuesday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at Fausett Mortuary in Price and one hour prior to services at the church. Burial will be in the Wellington City Cemetery.

Lloyd Hunt

EAST CARBON - Our wonderful husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, Lloyd Hunt, age 76, the last of the legends, passed away June 16, 2004 in Price.

Born Dec. 4, 1927 in Chandler, Colo., to Joseph and Martha Romero Hunt. Married Edna Robles March 20, 1950 in Raton, N.M.

Member of Catholic Church. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

Longtime resident of East Carbon, where he helped start the American Legion. Retired member UMWA Kaiser Steel Local 9958.

Lloyd's greatest love was for his family and grandchildren. He enjoyed riding his Harley and working on cars, especially his 1927 Model T which won numerous awards, trophies and recognition throughout the state.

In 1968, Lloyd started Hunt's Dismantlers and, over the years, he enjoyed working alongside his family. Lloyd loved working on and building race cars, which he raced on many dirt tracks in Utah with his sons and many longtime friends.

Survived by his wife, Edna Hunt, East Carbon; sons, Randy (Cari) Hunt, East Carbon; Jeff (Karee) Hunt, Sunnyside; daughter-in-law, Jodie Love, East Carbon; brothers, Ross (Jan) Hunt, Orem; Mike Hunt and Horace Hunt, California; Gilbert Hunt, Washington; 12 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by parents; sons, Karl and Mark Hunt; and grandson, Randy Hunt.

Funeral service Tues., June 22, 11 a.m., Mitchell Funeral Home. Family will be at Mitchell's one hour prior to service. Interment, Valley View Cemetery, Sunnyside.

Dawn Leamaster

HUNTINGTON - Our beloved daughter, sister, aunt and friend, Faye Dawn Leamaster, passed away June 15, 2004.

Dawn was born Dec. 20, 1955 to Reid A. "Fon" and Ramona Kinder Leamaster.

Graduated from Emery High School.

She was a gifted writer, leaving many touching poems for family and friends.

Survived by father; sister, Susan (Vernon) Childs; brother, Brett (Natalie) Leamaster; many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by mother; brothers, Vic and Del Leamaster.

Graveside service will be Tues., June 22, at 11 a.m. at the Huntington City Cemetery.

The family would like to express their sincere thanks to her dear friend, Kip Crocker, and to Donna Scott for the many hours spent with Dawn until her passing.

George Grivet

PRICE - George K. Grivet, a colorful part of Carbon County history, passed peacefully on Saturday, June 19, 2004, in his 94th year.

He was born Nov. 6, 1909 in Rock Springs, Wyo., the son of northern Italian immigrants Anton and Mary Grivet. To find work, Anton moved the family to Standardville, an extinct coal camp up Spring Canyon Road, where George spent his early years. In April 1929, George married Carene Woodward in Price, where they shared 72 wonderful years together. Carene passed away on Jan. 5, 2001.

After a first job as a "gopher" for a Helper garage, George joined the Helper Furniture Company in 1937, where he worked as an employee and co-owner for 45 years. George found time to also work for 32 years as a fireman and engineer for the Rio Grande Railroad.

In his spare time, George was an active member of the Carbon County Senior Citizens Center, director of the Castle Country AARP, member Rio Grande Veterans Club, president of Scofield Reservoir Campsite for the past 30 years and life member Price Elks Lodge 1550. He was very involved in the beginning days of the Carbon Emery Fish & Game Association.

During the last 21 years, George volunteered at the senior center in Price, where he was printer of the monthly newsletter. For his years of dedicated service, George was awarded a community service award in 1992 from the governor.

George was a hard worker, loyal, cheerful, a practical joker, fisherman, hunter and friend to many. He was an excellent historian and movie taker, who filmed the buffalo transplant to the Henry Mountains in 1941 and 1942 from Yellowstone Park.

George was larger than life and dedicated himself to whatever cause he undertook.

Survived by his daughter, Lorna deRuyter, and granddaughter, Bernadette deRuyter, both of San Francisco, Calif.; sister, Anne Sneddon, Ogden; brothers, John Grivet, Diamondville, Wyo., and Harry (Ruth) Grivet, Cheyenne, Wyo.; and many loving nieces, nephews and dear friends.

Funeral service, Thurs., June 24, 11 a.m., Mitchell Funeral Home. Family will be at Mitchell's Wednesday evening from 7 to 8 p.m. and Thursday one hour prior to service. Interment, Price City Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to Rocky Mountain Hospice and Home Care, 60 E. 100 North, Price, UT 84501.

William Hill

BURBANK, Calif.-William Klymett Hill, age 91, died Sat., June 12, 2004, at his home in Burbank, Calif.

He was born Feb. 1, 1913 in Sunnyside, the son of George and Jennie (McMullin) Hill.

He was employed at Lockheed-R&D Hydraulics Mechanics.

He is survived by three sons, Morris Hill, Burbank, Calif; Douglas L. Hill, Burbank, Calif.; Frank Hill, LaCanada, Calif.; sister, Beth Robb of Orem; 25 grandchildren and 52 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by wife of 59 years, Frank Edra Liddell; a daughter Carolyn Karlinsey; and son, Howard Hill.

Funeral was June 16, under the direction of Eckerman-Heisman Funeral Service. Committal service was in Glen Haven Memorial Park in Burbank, Calif.

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