PRICE - Boyd L. Marsing, 83, beloved husband, father, grandfather, and friend returned to his Father in Heaven on Oct. 13, 2009 after a brief struggle with cancer.
He was born March 19, 1926 in Price to Orson Marsing and Maude Amonette Marsing. Married Belva Bertola in 1945, later divorced. Together they had five children. Then married his sweetheart of 32 years Caleen Grogan in 1977. They were sealed for eternity in the Provo Temple in 2002. Together they raised two children.
In the saddle by age two, he loved his life as a sheep and cattle rancher. His years of service began young, as student body president of Carbon High then Carbon College. He served in the US Navy during World War II. He served on the Price River Water Improvement District, as chair of the Price River Water Users Association, Carbon County Planning and Zoning Commission, Taylor Grazing Advisory Board and the State Lands Advisory Board. As a respected businessman he was a partner in Price Commission, and is a past President of the Carbon County Chamber of Commerce. Active member of the LDS church, he served in several leadership callings.
He is survived by his loving wife Caleen; children Kirt Marsing (Connie), Price, R Lynn Marsing (Jackie), Salt Lake, Greg Marsing (Lynette), Price, Tama Gordon (Rand), Price, Boyd Kent Marsing (Carol), Price, Ilise Andersen (Daryl), Logan, Nick L. Marsing (Christina), Manti; 23 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; sister-in-law, Phyllis Marsing, Salt Lake.
Preceded in death by his parents; brother John (Jack); sister Lois and granddaughter Jennifer Gordon.
Funeral service will be held Friday, Oct. 16, 2009, 10 a.m. at the Price LDS Stake Center, 150 S 500 E, Price. A viewing will be held Thursday, Oct. 15, 6 to 8 p.m. at Fausett Mortuary, 680 E 100 S and Friday from 9 to 9:45 a.m. at the Stake Center. Internment will be in the Price City Cemetery. Services are in the care of Fausett Mortuary. Friends and family may sign the guest book and share memories of Boyd at www.fausettmortuary.com.