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Eugene Lloyd

January 23, 1927 — January 18, 2022

Orem, Utah

Tuesday, January 18, 2022 Heaven gained a man of great statue, Eugene Woodruff Lloyd.  A Dad, grandpa, uncle, and friend to all.

Gene was born January 23, 1927 to Allen Woodruff Lloyd and Myrtle Carter Lloyd on a little farm in Sutherland, Utah a part of Delta, Utah.  Gene was the fifth of ten children.

Gene married Dorothy Jean Paulson June 17, 1953, and they had three children, Ronald Paul, Shirley Jean, and Timothy Michael.  They later divorced.  Gene lived the single life for a couple of years, built a home next to his parents home.  He met Clarice Mitchel Haws and they were married July 9, 1972 and she had 4 children, Joe, Sue, Sylvia and Mitch.

When Gene was four they moved to Carterville to his grandparents home.  He went to school at Spencer and Lincoln High, both on 800 South in Orem.

Gene went into the Navy when he was 16, the beginning of World War II, being Navy Seals with many different missions, and living with scrap metal from a land mine.

Gene started working at a young age. Picking fruit and vegetables, helping his Grandpa Carter working in the Orem Flum, H.P. Foley Electric doing power lines and at the Provo Foundry. Then in 1953 went to work for Mountain Fuel for 33 years.

Gene loved to fish, Provo River was his favorite. Then his sons took him to Alaska twice that was his bragging trip.  Gene loved to go hunting at East Mckee in the Unitahs.  He mounted many of his trophies he got.  Gene loved working with wood-making coat racks, cabinets, tables, tables and many others.  He loved having nice cars washing and waxing them every week and catching Racoons, 580 over the years.

Gene loved yard work, gardening and sitting in his swing outside telling the neighbors to slow down.

Gene is survived by his sons’ Ronald Lloyd (Elvauna), St. George; Timothy Lloyd (Lisa), Evanston; Daughter Shirley Peterson, Vernal, and sister Blanche Perry and many Grandchildren.

Gene is preceded in death by Dorothy Paulson, Clarice Haws Lloyd, Joe Haws, and Grandson Dustin Peterson, and brothers and sisters Delbert, Eldon, Melvin, Robert, Dean, Margeret, June and Gloria.

A viewing for family and friends will be Monday, January 24, 2022 from 6-8 pm at Sundberg-Olpin Mortuary, 495 South State Street, in Orem. Funeral services will be Tuesday, January 25, at 11:00 am at the Hillcrest 8th Ward Chapel, 1035 South 800 East, in Orem with a viewing held that morning from 9:30-10:30 am prior to the services. Burial will be in the Orem City Cemetery.

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