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David Leon Haggerty

June 17, 1939 - August 2, 2017

Our loving dad, David Leon Haggerty, passed away on Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017. He was born June 17th, 1939, to Charles and Beth Haggerty, in Provo, Utah. He attended Danville High School in Danville, Illinois. He married Virginia Keller in the Salt Lake City Temple on June 1st, 1962. David lived a full and active life.
Upon graduating high school, he served as a private in the United States Army. After fulfilling his military duties, he served an LDS mission in London, England. Upon returning home, he graduated from BYU, where he met the love of his life, our mom, Virginia Keller. They soon became sealed in the Salt Lake Temple. David continued his education, eventually earning his Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Utah. He was a devout member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. He spent his adult life, with our mom, raising six children, and working in his career helping his patients as a marriage and family therapist. He worked two jobs for much of that time to support us. In his spare time, David never sat idle. He was always busy with various church callings and home improvement projects. He was an amazing car mechanic, a skilled handyman, and had a little-known talent as a sketch artist.
As a man, he was soft spoken, level headed, very kind, and had an unrivaled dry wit. Above all, he served his family and his faith. He and our mom have been married for 55 years.
David is survived by his wife, Virginia; children, Camille Prescott, Dennis (Malinda), Michael (Michelle), Sheri (David Nutting), James (Lynnette), and Jennifer (Hal) Higgs; eight grandchildren; and brothers Larry and John.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Beth Haggerty; stepmother, Lenore; and sisters, Jo Ann Taylor and Susan Haggerty.
Funeral services, provided by Leavitt’s Mortuary, will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, August 12th, at the LDS church house at 720 Nancy Dr. in South Ogden, Utah. There will be a viewing that morning from 9:00 to 10:30. Interment will be held at Aultorest Memorial Park in Ogden, Utah.

 

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Date: Saturday, August 12, 2017

Time: 11:00 am -

Funeral services, provided by Leavitt’s Mortuary, will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, August 12th, at the LDS church house at 720 Nancy Dr. in South Ogden, Utah. There will be a viewing that morning from 9:00 to 10:30. Interment will be held at Aultorest Memorial Park in Ogden, Utah.


 

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Born: June 17, 1939
Died: August 2, 2017

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Jerry Puente posted on 8/31/17

Hello and sorry for your loss. I worked with Dave at FHP back in the 90's and just enjoyed working with Dave. Such a nice and honest person to have gotten to know. May he rest in Peace. Thanks Dave for being a friend.

 

Patricia Leeds posted on 8/12/17

Sorry for the loss of David. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time for comfort in the days to come. I remember your family dearly from the old 14th Ward days.

 

Mohammed-Jensen Family posted on 8/9/17

Jim, Mike and family We are sorry for the loss of your dad. Your family is in our prayers. Lots of love to all.

 

Williams Family posted on 8/9/17

We are saddened to learn that you’re mourning the loss of your dear love one. However, it saddens our God even more. No doubt, you have many fond memories which will resurface from time to time. And because you do have memories, certainly shows that almighty God has memories as well. Therefore, with full confidence you can take comfort in knowing that he longs to restore perfect life to all those in his memory (Job 14:13-15; Rev 21:3, 4). Please accept our condolences at this most distressing time.

 

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