Doyle George Smith
October 24, 1925 – July 13, 2014
Doyle George Smith, beloved husband of Phyllis Gertrude Coverdell, passed away peacefully on July 13, 2014 in Ogden, Utah. He was born on October 24, 1925 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Doil Asa and Berenice Nina (Sydlinker) Smith. He grew up in Salt Lake and Fort Collins, Colorado and served in the Navy in World War II.
Doyle and Phyllis married September 3, 1950 in Denver, Colorado and raised their family in Colorado. He graduated from the University of Colorado and was a CPA; he then worked for IBM in Boulder, Colorado, and then accepted an assignment to teach Math at Weber State as an advisor to the Native Americans through an IBM exchange program.
Doyle served in many callings in both church and civic responsibilities. He loved people, served as a bishop in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in South Ogden, and was a member of the Lion’s club for over 50 years.
He is survived by his wife Phyllis and children; Deborah K. (Bill) Blick; Pamela S. (Merrill) Smith; Lisa L. (Bill) Lewellen; Doyle M. (Diane) Smith; Kimberly A. (Guy) Nalder; 20 grandchildren; 29 great grandchildren and one brother, Gayle W. Smith.
Deepest thanks to Mountain Ridge Assisted Living and CURO Hospice care and their staffs.
Family will greet friends Thursday, July 17, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Leavitt’s Mortuary.
Funeral Services will be held Friday, July 18, 2014, at 11:00 a.m., at Leavitt’s Mortuary, 836-36th Street, Ogden, with a greeting from family prior to service from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Please send the family condolences to www.leavittsmortuary.com
Date: Thursday, July 17, 2014
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Date: Friday, July 18, 2014
Time: 11:00 am -