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Clinton W. Burt

Apr 19, 2022

Clinton W. Burt passed away on Friday, April 15, 2022 at his home in Bear River City. Clinton was born on September 12, 1928, to Reginald Nelson Burt and Mary Amelia Wight, in Brigham City. He was a farmer and cattleman his whole life.

Clinton attended Bear River Elementary School and graduated from Box Elder High School in 1947.

He married Vita Rasmussen in the Logan Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on June 21, 1948. Together they had six children: Jack (Cindy); the late-Kelly (Sheila); Christine (Dwight) Bingham; the late Michael (Michelle); James (deceased); and Douglas (Amy) He has 20 grandchildren and 35 great-grandchildren. Vita passed away on May 17, 2011.

Clinton married Louise Tingey on December 3, 2011, adding eight children, 20 grandchildren, and 37 great-grandchildren to his family.

Contributing a considerable amount of service to his community, Clinton was state president of the Utah Young Farmers, president of Acme Water Company, served on the Federal Land Bank Board of directors, president of the Ogden Area Beef Feeders, vice president of Utah Farm Bureau for 10 years and served on the board for the Bear River Water Conservancy District for 28 years, 19 of which were as chairman.

Clinton was always an active member of the LDS Church. He served in many positions including scoutmaster and a baseball coach. He was an avid baseball enthusiast and played on many different teams. He coached Little League teams for 12 years. Clinton also helped with the Box Elder County Fair Livestock Auction and was a strong supporter of the fair.

He enjoyed raising a large garden for his family, neighbors and friends, and working with the cattle all of his life. He loved the animals and respected the earth. He made so many people happy.

Clinton is survived by his wife Louise; children, Jack (Cindy) Christine (Dwight) Bingham, and Douglas (Amy), and several other family members.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Vita, and his children, Kelly, Michael, and James.

A special thanks to IHC Home Health Nurses, especially Chelsey, who was with him for almost five years, The Aegis Hospice Nurses, and all of the many doctors that helped him along the way. A special thanks to Kimberly Allen, nurse practitioner, who cared for him so much.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, April 22, 2022, at 11 A.M. Viewings will be held on Thursday, April 21, 2022, from 6-8 P.M. and prior to the service from 9-10:30 A.M. All services will be held at the Bear River City Church (5870 N 4700 W Bear River City). Interment at the Bear River City Cemetery. The service will be livestreamed and may be found at www.ruddfuneralhome.com under his obituary.