Rex Calvin Lish passed away June 25, 1987at
his home in West Valley City, Utah at the age of 61. Rex was born on
April 2, 1926 in Plano, Madison County, Idaho to Seymour Daniel and
Marie Sophia Pope Lish. The Pope family moved to Salt Lake City in
Rex graduated from West High School in Salt
Lake City and attended the University of Utah. He served in World
War II in the United States Medical Corps. He was stationed in
Hawaii and served throughout the South Seas and the Orient.
He married Ann Marie Pearce on June 2, 1948 in
Beaver City, Beaver County, Utah. Rex worked for many years for
Vitro Mining and Engineering and for the Mining and Safety Appliance
Company. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day
He loved the out-of-doors, enjoyed boating,
fishing, golfing, hunting, swimming, diving, and snow skiing. He
loved Puffer Lake and the Beaver mountains, spent many wonderful
year's there. He had a beautiful singing voice, and loved all music.
He was a gourmet cook; excellent gardener; loved to watch his son
play baseball and was a Little League coach. He enjoyed his
daughter's music and dancing. He was a proud son, husband, father,
grandfather, brother, and uncle.
He is survived by his loving mother; dear
wife; daughter, Candyce Marie (Bill
Fowler), St. George, Utah; Danial Rex West Valley, Utah; six
brothers and sisters; Gordon E., St. George, Utah, Farrel P.,
Bountiful, Utah; Mrs. Henry (Iola) Dee, Mrs. Edgar (Barbara)
Robbins, both of Ogden, Utah; Mrs. Richard (Helen) Gracie, San Jose,
California' Mrs. Paul (Janet) Robinson, Silverdale, Washington; grandchildren, Katie, Mathew, Kip, and Betsy
Fowler, Bill and Candy, St. George, Utah; Jeremy Scott and Bobby,
Daniel and Linda; many loving nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a brother Howard.
Services will be held Saturday, June 27 at 2:00
p. m. at the Larkin Mortuary, 260 East South Temple, where friends
may call one hour prior to services. Interment in the Salt Lake City
Funeral Arrangements by: Larkin Mortuary.
Funeral Services at: 2:00 p.m., June 27, 1987.
Buried at: Salt Lake City Cemetery, 2000 North Street.
Rex and Marie in front of the Easton home
in Beaver City, Utah.
Rex Lish, Ray Easton, John Williams, and Ed Larson at
Ponderosa Park in the Beaver Mountains.