HUNTINGTON - Our beloved father, brother and dear friend, Ned E. Christensen, age 59, passed away Saturday, Aug. 2, 2008, at the Veterans Hospital in Salt Lake City while surrounded by his family.
He was born Dec. 28, 1948 in Price to James N. Christensen and Mary Wilson.
Ned honorably served his country in the U.S. Army 1st Armored Division, where he received a Purple Heart.
He was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, where he was planning on going through the temple.
He was a member of the Emery County Senior Citizens Band and a dedicated employee of the Emery County Road Department for 26 years.
He was an excellent equipment operator and was known to be one of the best grader operators in the area.
He is survived by his children, Shane (Shawna) Christensen, Palisade, Colo.; Chantel Radmall, Salt Lake City; seven grandchildren, brothers, Clark (Vikki) Christensen, Lawrence; Al (Doris) Christensen, Cleveland; sister-in-law, Kay Christensen, Vernal; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Junior and Tim; and a sister, Gloria.
Funeral service Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2 p.m., Huntington 1st LDS Ward Chapel, 115 South 400 East. Family will be at the church Wednesday one hour prior to services. Interment, Cleveland City Cemetery, with military honors accorded by the Huntington American Legion Post 73. Arrangements entrusted to Mitchell Funeral Home of Price.