PRICE- Francis Memory Lamph, age 95, passed away peacefully June 13, 2008 in Orem.
He was born Nov. 1, 1912 in Hiawatha, Utah to Nephi Albert and Nora Blanche Memory Lamph.
Married Adelia "Dee" Luera Lewis, Jan. 10, 1939 in Oakland, Calif.; she died Jan. 23, 1998.
Francis was a longtime resident of Carbon County where he grew up in Standard. He was an expert on the historical information concerning the Spring Canyon Coal Camps. Francis had a strong heart and sound mind, and he could remember anything and everything about the camps. He honorably served his county in the US Army and CCC's.
Francis loved automobiles, but he made sure that they had to be "Fords".
He enjoyed the outdoors, gardening, and was a great scout leader for many years. For nearly 49 he resided in California where he worked as a carpenter for the Oakland School District. He was a retired member of the Carpenter's Union Local # 713 in California. Francis will be dearly missed by his family and many longtime friends.
Survived by his children, Francine (Delwyn) Berrett, Salem; James A. (Carla) Lamph, Rexburg, Idaho; Dorothy (Gene) Peckover, Lynden, Wash.; sisters, Alice and Anna Davis, both of California; 17 grandchildren and 40 great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death by four brothers, William, Albert, Alden and Robert; four sisters, Elanor, Arlean, Janet and Ruth; granddaughter, Heather Berrett; and great-granddaughter, Grace Lamph.
Funeral service, Friday, June 20, 2008 10 a.m., Mitchell Funeral Home, 233 East Main Street. Family will be at Mitchell's Friday one hour prior to service. Interment, Cleveland City Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Mitchell Funeral Home of Price.
In lieu of flowers, the family prefers contributions to Primary Children's Hospital.