Lamar GivensFebruary 27, 1931 ~ May 4, 2017 (age 86)
Lamar L Givens, age 86, of Neola, passed away May 4, 2017 at the Uintah Basin Medical Center.
He was born February 27, 1931 in Strawberry, Utah to James Albert and Mary Myrtle Wheeler Givens. He served in the US Navy. He married Helen Jane Hackford on February 3, 1954, they later divorced. He later married Sherron Lea Williamson Boren. Lamar loved the outdoors, he always grew a terrific garden. In his younger years he enjoyed working with electronics, even making a tv and a radio. He liked to bowl, gamble, go to horse races, play cards, sing old western songs, play sports, and was a great boxer. He was known for eating healthy and staying healthy.
He is survived by his wife, Sherron Givens, children Michael (Sherree) Givens, Rita (Ron) Mecham, Rhonda (Jeff) Mortensen, Raymond Givens, 28 grandchildren and 40 great grandchildren, siblings Burle Givens, Chloe (Don) Slaugh and Alex (Renee) Givens.
He was preceded in death by his parents, siblings, Laurence Givens, Ona Ems, George Givens, and Victoria Givens.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at the Neola LDS Chapel. Military honors will be presented by the Roosevelt American Legion.