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George Francis

October 28, 1932 — April 5, 2017

George Neil Francis passed away on April 5, 2017.  He was born October 28, 1932 to Howard and Jesse Francis and grew up in Morgan, Utah.

He married his high school sweetheart, Gwen Porter on May 3, 1952.  They started their married life in Ogden where he worked for Continental Bakery.  Eventually, a job opportunity with First National Bank brought his family back to Morgan.  He retired after 40 years of employment.

George was very active in the community, serving in many capacities including the Morgan Lions Club, United Way, City Councilman and Mayor.  He was the MC for many community programs.

He loved his family and enjoyed spending time with them.  He loved to golf, hunt, fish, camping in the Uintahs and when they had their pool, he loved to take a little swim.

Together, George and Gwen enjoyed many vacations throughout the world.  They served a mission for the LDS church in Singapore and also served as Temple Square ushers.   Many lives have been touched by their compassionate service in the community.

George is survived by his wife Gwen, children Jan (Brad) Roll, Kami Marriott, Jill (Bryan) Judd, Clay (Rhonda) Francis,  21 grandchildren and 46 ½ great grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter, Paula, son-in-law, Hal Rees, granddaughter-in-law, Nichole Marriott and grandson Clayton Francis.

Funeral services will be held Monday April 10th at 11 AM at the Field Street LDS Chapel 240 S. 300 W.  in Morgan.  Viewing will be Sunday from 5-7 PM at Walker Mortuary 45 W. 200 N,  Morgan and prior to the funeral from 9:30-10:30 AM at the church.   Interment at the South Morgan Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests a donation to the American Cancer Society.

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