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Glen Johnson

October 15, 1936 — July 13, 2016

Glen Dale Johnson Green River UT- Glen Dale Johnson, age 79, returned to his loving Heavenly Father on July 13, 2016. Glen was born on October 15, 1936 in Bicknell, UT to Glen Peter and Merintha Johnson. He married his eternal sweetheart Darline Curtis on February 19, 1955 in Elgin, UT. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Manti Temple. Dad had a very strong work ethic, he had many professions but the one dearest to his heart was his long career in coal mining at Soldier Creek and Rocky Mountain Power Mines. He made many great friends and made a lasting impression on so many of his co-workers. After he retired from the mines he worked at the Green River Golf Course and was Mayor of Green River UT for over 6 years. Glen had many callings in the LDS church and he served with his loving wife at the Monticello Temple. Dad served on the Board of Trustees with Eastern Utah Mental Health for several years. Dale had many hobbies. He loved to fish and camp with his family. He had a passion for golf and taking care of his garden and flowers. He loved to share the vegetables from his garden with others. Dad left a lasting impression on many people, be it with his smile, or a few minutes of his time to help a resident of Green River, or a stranger passing through town. He is survived by his wife Darline, of 61 years; his children Craig (Stephanie), Cane Beds AZ. Robert (Jean), West Jordan UT. Terry (Carol), Green River WY. Tracy, Green River UT. Melody (Merrill) Lund, Emery UT. Tom Bill (RaNae), Green River WY. Mignon (Gene) Tankersley, Surprise AZ; 37 grandchildren; and 60 great grandchildren; brothers and sisters, Mary (Jamie) Olney, Ann (Bruce) Nelson, June (Kay) Erickson, Louis (Margene) Johnson. He was preceded in death by his parents; daughters, Amanda Joyce Johnson, Valerie Joan Bradford; son in law Gary Bradford; grandson, Tyson Bradford and great grandson Tyler Kiever; brothers Kent and John; and sisters Nona Bee Jackson and Joan Johnson. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Green River, UT. Viewing will begin at 9:00 A.M. with services at 11:00 A.M. Interment will follow at Elgin Cemetery. Services are in the care of Fausett Mortuary. Friends and family may sign the guest book and share memories of our husband and father at www.fausettmortuary.com.
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