Jeff Del Poorman (J.D.)

Wednesday , June 11, 2014 - 12:00 AM

July 29, 1959 ~ May 20, 2014

MORGAN - J.D. Poorman passed away in his sleep May 20, 2014 at his home in Morgan, Utah.

J.D. was born in Ogden, Utah on July 29, 1959 to the parents of Thomas Jefferson Poorman and Sherren O'Toole. He was a very gifted child with many ambitions. J.D. Grew up in North Ogden with his younger brother Steve Poorman.

J.D. married Marlene Watson in 1985. They had one child, T.J. Poorman and lived in Morgan for 28 years.

J.D. excelled academically throughout his life. He was on the honor role at school from seventh grade through high school and later through college. He Graduated from Weber State University and continued his education at the University of Utah where he received his Doctorate Degree of Law in 1984. He had an established law practice in Ogden, Utah and served many positions in his community. He served two terms as the Morgan County Attorney from 1991-1998.

J.D. liked the outdoors fishing and camping with his family and special friend Kelly Kirby. He had an amazing wealth of knowledge and always had his face buried in a book. He had a big heart and was a wonderful father, husband, brother, son and papa. He will be greatly missed by all who loved and knew him.

J.D. is survived by his son, T.J. Poorman; his grandchildren, Bryson, Brailynn and Taislee. Also surviving is his wife of 29 years; his brother, Steve (Jenny) Poorman; nieces, Madison and Sydney Poorman; godson Colton Neilsen and Dennis Stettler who was a very important father figure in his life.

He was preceded in death by his father, Thomas Jefferson Poorman (1996); his mother, Sherren O'Toole (2013); and his grandparents.

Services will be held on Saturday, June 14, 2014 at the LDS stake located at 5725 South 3750 West in Roy. Family service to be held from 3-4 p.m. Friends and acquaintances are invited to attend a celebration of his life from 4-6 p.m.

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