Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Grandpa Brady (My Dad's Dad)


Leo Lloyd Brady
May 3, 1933 - February 22, 2012

LEO BRADY Leo Lloyd Brady, age 78, of Duchesne, UT, passed away February 22, 2012 in Roosevelt, UT. He was born May 3, 1933 in Bridgeland to Marrell and Zeda Olive Clayburn Brady. He married Lareta Fay Mayhew June 27, 1951 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. Leo enjoyed hunting and ranching, he ranched for over 58 years, where he was successful in raising ...registered horned Herefords which were recognized as one of the top herds in the Western United States. Leo was a life long member of the LDS Church, fulfilling all the callings that came his way. Leo had a testimony of the truthfulness of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, which he shared throughout his life in raising his children, serving in the church, and serving those around him in the community. Leo has served the community in many ways throughout his life. He served on the Central Utah Water Conservancy District, Utah Water and Power Board, Board of Water Resources, Central Utah Project Completion Act Committee, Duchesne County Water Users Association, Duchesne County Hospital Board, Pioneer Canal Company, Uintah Basin Telephone Association, and the Duchesne County Cattlemen's Association. He is survived by his wife, Lareta, of Duchesne, UT; 8 children, Randy M. (Lou Ann) Brady, Cary, N.C.; Annette (Joseph) Jensen, Perryburg, OH; Lorell Leo (Lonetta) Brady, Cove, UT; Darren (Melody) Brady, Duchesne, UT; Laconna (Lamar) Davis, Vernal, UT; Sonya (Charles) Tegge, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; DeLoy (Heidi) Brady, Duchesne, UT; and Karletta (Jeff) Johnson, Folsom, CA; 40 grandchildren, and 32 great grandchildren. He is also survived by two sisters, Lucille Brady and Helen Brady, both of Duchesne. He is preceded in death by his parents, a granddaughter, Shayna Brady, and great grandsons, Kixton and Kashton Brady. Funeral services will be held Saturday, February 25, 2012 at 11:00 AM at the Duchesne LDS Stake Center, where there will be viewings Friday evening from 6-8 PM and Saturday from 9:00-10:30 AM. Burial in the Utahn Cemetery near Duchesne.

5 comments:

Catherine said...

I'm so sorry for your loss. Your grandpa sounds like he had an amazing life AND the legacy he left behind to all those children and grandchildren and great-grandchilden is wonderful! Also I am in love with the fact that he ranched!!!

Robin Barnes said...

Sorry for your loss Heather. What a great legacy indeed.

Heather said...

Thanks you sweet ladies! :)

melissa said...

I'm so sorry, Heather. He sounds like a great man. Were you able to go out for the funeral?

Heather said...

Thanks Melissa, No, we weren't able to fly out. My Dad flew out though.