PRICE - Evert William Winder, age 75, passed away suddenly doing what he loved best in Elmo on Sept. 2, 2008.
Evert was born on Feb. 4, 1933 in Peerless to Thelma Black Winder and Virl Evert Winder. He Married Gloria Adeline Piccolo on Aug. 23, 1952 in Huntington. Their marriage was solemnized in the Manti LDS Temple on June 17, 1972.
Evert left a legacy of dedication and hard work and lived an exemplar Christlike life. He was a loving husband, father, son, brother, grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle and friend.
He served his country in the United States Army as a paratrooper.
Evert served on many boards throughout Carbon and Emery counties.
He was a member of the LDS Church and served in many callings.
He worked for many years in the coal industry in both counties as a federal mine inspector. He worked as safety superintendent for American Coal Company, later known as Energy West. He obtained his mine foreman and mine fire boss papers in Utah, Colorado and Wyoming.
He will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.
He is survived by his loving wife, Gloria; his four children, Rebecca (Pete) Palacios, Maureen (Scott) Wheeler, Ellie (Tracy) Jones and Todd (Brenda) Winder; 16 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; sisters, Emma LaRae Weber, Dorothy Elaine Winder; and brother, Johnny Junior Winder. Preceded in death by his father, mother and four brothers and sisters.
Funeral services will be Saturday, Sept. 6, at 2 p.m. at the Price LDS Stake Center, 150 South 500 East. A viewing will be Friday, Sept. 5, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Fausett Mortuary, 680 E. 100 South, Price, and Saturday from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at the church prior to the services. Interment will be in the Elmo Town Cemetery.