Glen Samuel Singleton

Aug 5 2013 - 10:34pm

Glen Samuel Singleton, the best father, grandfather and great-grandfather in the world, of West Point, passed away on Wednesday, July 31, 2013 in the McKay-Dee Hospital after very painful weeks of fighting a toxic reaction to medication. He was surrounded by almost all his family who will miss him greatly.

Glen Samuel Singleton was born May 29, 1926 in West Point, Utah the son of Willis John Singleton and Martha Jane Thurgood. He was raised on the family farm with brothers, Lloyd and Dell.

He attended West Point Elementary, North Davis Junior High, Davis High School and an electrician program at Utah State University.

One of his favorite memories was playing the cornet with the family band and traveling around northern Utah and southern Idaho performing for dances.

He joined the Navy in 1944 and was stationed in San Diego and Alameda, California.

During this time he married his childhood sweetheart, Evelyn Mae Cottle , in the Salt Lake LDS Temple on Sept 13, 1946. Upon discharge from the Navy they spent the rest of their lives in West Point.

They raised three children, Carol Larsen (Brent, deceased), Steven Glen Singleton and Cheryl Singleton (Sandra L. Hill).

He worked as an electrician at Hill Air Force Base until he retired to work full time as a farmer and developed a custom small grain and corn cutting and drying business.

He retired from farming when his wife, Evelyn, became sick. He spent the next years taking very good care of her. She passed away in 1999.

He has been a lifelong member of the LDS church serving in many positions, including Bishop's counselor and many music callings. He spent nine years as an ordinance worker in the Ogden Temple.

He is survived by his children, 16 grandchildren and 33 great-grandchildren.

He was a very loving and supportive grandpa with always a pocket full of candy.

Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, August 6, 2013, at 11:00 a.m., at the West Point Utah Lakeside Stake Center, 855 North 4000 West, West Point, Utah.

A viewing for family and friends will be held on Monday, August, 5, 2013, from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m., at Myers Roy Mortuary, 5865 South 1900 West, Roy, Utah, and on Tuesday from 9:45 - 10:45 a.m., prior to services at the church.

Interment in the West Point City Cemetery.

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