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Robert Bleazard

April 1, 1932 ~ May 24, 2020 (age 88)


Robert Bleazard 88, passed away May 24th at his home in St. George, UT. Bob was born April 1, 1932 to Mark Vincent and Cleo Laverne Haun Bleazard in Murray UT. Bob was born and raised in Murray in a large loving family of 10 children. Bob had a wonderful childhood that provided many sweet memories that he shared with his children and grandchildren. He married Doris Gail Peterson on Dec 13, 1952, which was later solemnized in the Salt Lake City Temple. Bob lovingly cared for Gail before her passing on Feb. 21, 2017.

Bob was a veteran of the Korean War where he was trained as a heavy equipment operator.  He was employed by various construction companies during his working career, retiring from Kennecott copper in 1995. He was a lifetime member of the Operating Engineers union.  Bob and Gail built their first home in Midvale UT., after which they lived in both West Jordan and Bluffdale. After retirement Bob and Gail moved to St. George, UT.

He loved his family, especially his grandchildren and great grandchildren, who in turn adored their Grandpa Bob. Bob could fix just about anything. He was a great neighbor and friend who was always willing lend a hand, his tools, and advice. He was a man of honesty and integrity, who taught his children the true meaning of loyalty, hard work, and dependability.

Bob was preceded in death by his wife Gail, son Corey, grandson Chad, his parents, brothers Mark, Dale, Grant and Roy; sisters Jean, Lois, and Nancy. He leaves behind three of his children Clark (Julie), Calvin, and Janet Broadhead (Craig) Also 11 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren, and one great-great granddaughter, sister Brenda Vincent (John) and brother Jay. We love you Dad and you will be greatly missed until we meet again.

The family would to thank Suntree Home Health and Hospice.  Especially to his nurse Torrie and aide Ronnie for their expertise, friendship and tender loving care.

Due to covid 19 no services will be held. Interment will be at Memorial Estates in West Jordan, UT.

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