Glen Hatch Thomson, 84, of Randolph, Utah passed away peacefully from this life surrounded by his family May 6, 2019, in Randolph Utah. He was the beloved husband of the late Joette Crook Thomson. Glen was born July 21, 1934 in Randolph Utah. He was the son of the late Hyrum & Mildred Thomson.
Glen was born & raised in Randolph, graduated from South Rich High in 1952. He served a LDS Mission in the Gulf States Mission serving in Snyder, Lubbock, Amarillo, and Dumas Texas 1954-1956. upon returning he married Joette Crook in the Logan Temple October 4, 1956. After returning from their honeymoon, Glen had a draft call to serve in the U.S. Army, they spent the next 2 years in Frankfurt Germany where their first son was born.
In 1958 Glen started working for the Rich County School District, in Transportation and Maintenance. He retired in 1988 after 30 years. From 1962-1985 he was the Upper Bear River Water Commissioner, and managed the upper Bear and Woodruff Narrows. In 1972 he bought his Parents farm, also adding to the ranch by buying neighboring property.
Glen was a very active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints serving faithfully in many callings. He was also an ordinance worker in the Ogden Temple. A crowning moment of his life was when all his children & their spouses were able to be in the Ogden temple together celebrating their 50th Golden Wedding Anniversary!
Glen was active in community service, Randolph Land & Livestock, Randolph Irrigation Co, Little Creek Reservoir Company, New Canyon Grazing, Rich County Farm Bureau, and his pride and joy, a member of the American Legion post 52!
Glen overcame many health issues throughout his life, his motto was: “Get up and get going, you’ll feel better!” and he also found something good in every day! He made friends easily and loved to share the gospel.
Glen is the proud father of six children, Glen Bradley (Becky) Thomson of Layton, UT. Detina (Glen) Peel of Mt Pleasant, UT. Kristeen (Mark) Day of Evanston, WY. Renae (G. Patrick) Barker of Randolph, UT. Brent C. (Isabel) Thomson of West Valley City, UT. H. Bryan (Becky) of Randolph, UT. 22 Grandchildren, 26 Great Grandchildren.
Funeral service will be on Friday, May 10, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. in the Randolph L.D.S. Ward Chapel. Viewing will be on Thursday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. and one hour prior to the service Friday at the church. Interment with military honors will be in the Randolph Cemetery.
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