James Paul Beutler, 83, Beaver, Utah passed away peacefully, December 7, after a short illness.
Jim was born, September 26, 1935 to Leo D. Beutler and Iola Borg. He had 3 brothers, Donald, Gary and Terry as well as two half-sisters, Jill (Blackham) and Jackie (White). He married Janice Larson, later divorced. He married Maureen Forman. He is the father of Jamie (Cris) Schulz and Jon Robert Beutler. Step-father to Kyle Hunt (Lisa), Daren Hunt (Candy), Leslee Lea (Joshua), and Danny Forman (Misha). 6 Grandchildren and 12 Step-grandchildren, 2 Great Grandchildren and 7 Step-Great Grandchildren.
He was a graduate of Richfield High School. He served in the US Army stationed in Taiwan during the Korean conflict. He graduated from Utah State University with a degree in Civil Engineering. He was very active in civic and community organizations including, president and a board member of the Richfield Jaycees, officer in the State of Utah Jaycees, He won the Richfield Chamber of Commerce Distinguished Service Award. He was manager and Board member of the Southern Utah Jr. Livestock Show for many years, and was president and board member of the Richfield Independence Day committee for several years.
Jim enjoyed old cars, being outdoors, black dogs, and hunting and fishing at Fishlake.
He is preceded in death by his parents; step-mother, Lois; brothers, Donald and Terry and infant sister.
Funeral Services will be Saturday December 15, 12:00 pm, Beaver 6th Ward Chapel, 1350 E. 200 N. St., Beaver, UT. A Viewing will be that same day from 10:00-11:30. Interment will be at Beaver City Cemetery.