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Arthur Abel Stevenson (1920-2013) Obituary

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Arthur Abel Stevenson (1920-2013) Obituary

Posted: 21 Jul 2013 3:53PM GMT
Classification: Obituary
Surnames: Stevensoon, Dailey, Packer
Logan Herald Journal, 07/21/13


WESTON, IDAHO — Arthur Abel Stevenson, 92, passed away on July 18, 2013, in Weston, Idaho. He was born Aug. 24, 1920, in Sublett, Idaho, the son of Abel Weaver and Clara Bryant Dalley Stevenson. He married Margaret Packer on April 3, 1942, in the Salt Lake Temple.

He served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II. He enjoyed fishing, gardening and being the “assistant candy maker.” He and his wife made wonderful chocolates, which so many people enjoyed. He was a dry farmer and dairy farmer and also the custodian of the Linrose and Weston Wards for years. He also enjoyed being a school bus driver for West Side for 20 years.

He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, having served as Sunday School Superintendent and as the Linrose Ward Clerk. He and his wife served as officiators in the Logan Temple for many years. He was a very faithful home teacher. He was an extremely honest man and had the patience of Job. He will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.

He is survived by two sons and three daughters, Glen A. (Vicki) Stevenson of Weston; Paul W. (Jeriann) Stevenson of Tremonton, Utah; Laura (Mike) McKenzie of Fairview, Idaho; Vera (Bruce) Campbell of Weston; Velma (Michael) Jones of Keizer, Oregon; by 23 grandchildren, 53 great-grandchildren and by a brother, Zane (Sharon) Stevenson of Ogden, Utah. He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret; by a daughter, Sharlet McCarthey; by a grandson, Jordan Campbell, and by two great-grandsons, Noah Bodily and Landon Derrick.

Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 23, in the Weston Second Ward Chapel with Bishop Scott White conducting. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Webb Funeral Home, 1005 S. 8th East, Preston, Idaho, and Tuesday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the church. Military rites and interment will be in the Riverdale Idaho Cemetery. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www.webbmortuary.com  .

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