PRICE - Our loving husband, father and special uncle, Robert S. Mallard, age 87, passed Oct. 19, 2008 at the Heirloom Inn in Price after a long illness.
He was born Dec. 21, 1920 in Salt Lake City to Harvey W. and Elizabeth Coombs Mallard. Married Frances Mezek April 4, 1959 in Price; their marriage was later blessed in the Catholic Church.
Robert was a member of Acacia Lodge 17 F and visiting with his family and friends.
He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and will be dearly missed by all who loved him.
He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Frances Mallard, Price; son, Gary Paul Mallard, Greenville, S.C.; brother-in-law, Rudy (Shanna) Mezek, Price; sisters-in-law, Mary Smith, Cedar City; Irene B. Mezek, Price; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Harvey and Eugene Mallard.
Funeral service Friday, Oct. 24, 10 a.m., Mitchell Funeral Home, 233 East Main Street, Price. Family will be at Mitchell's Thursday evening from 6 to 7 p.m. and Friday one hour prior to services. Interment, Price City Cemetery, with military honors accorded by Price American Legion Post 3.
In memory of Robert, the family suggests contributions to the Shriners Hospital for Children, Fairfax Road at Virginia Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84103.Â Â Â Â
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