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Obituary: ALLRED, LEATH

Published: Monday, Sept. 22 2014 10:54 a.m. MDT

Leath Allred Centerfield, Utah

Our dad, grandpa, brother, and uncle, Leath Allred, 89, passed away February 5, 2011. We are thrilled he can walk again! We will miss him with his sparkling blue eyes and teasing nature. Leath was the third child of Andrew Frank and Anna Myrtle Anderson Allred, born September 30, 1921 in Centerfield. He joined the Navy in 1942. He served on a dry dock welding ships in the South Pacific during World War II. He married Dorothy Daniels on November 29, 1946 in the Manti LDS Temple. She preceded him in death February 16, 1963. He was employed by the U & I Sugar Factory as a welder and worked where they sent him. Leath loved the Gunnison Valley. He was happy to retire early and move back to Centerfield where he ran Allred Welding for several years. He loved to hunt and fish, and enjoyed spending time with his brothers and sisters, who were always so supportive of him and his family. Leath is survived by his daughters and their husbands; Alison and LaVar, Leslie and Jerry, Janis and Al; 14 grandchildren, and 35 great-grandchildren, and seven brothers and sisters; Max, Grant, Ken, Helen, Donna, Della and Ace. He was proceeded in death by his beloved Dorothy; his only son Vearl; his parents; sister Doris; brother Everett; and grandson Scott. The family wishes to thank Dr. Willden and the caring staff at the Gunnison Valley Hospital, and the entire team at the Centerfield Care Center for their kindnesses to Leath. You truly made a difference in his last days. Funeral services will be held Saturday, February 12 at 11:00 a.m. in the Axtell LDS Church where friends may call Friday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. and again at the ward chapel Saturday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Burial with military rites will be in the Centerfield Cemetery. Funeral Directors: Magleby Mortuary, Richfield, Salina and Manti. Online guestbook at www.maglebymortuary.com In memory of Leath, enjoy your favorite fishing hole this year! We love you, Daddy.