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Obituary: CALL, HOWARD

Published: Saturday, Sept. 20 2014 8:18 p.m. MDT

Howard William Call Jr.1932 ~ 2011Howard William Call Jr. owner of the Kaysville theatre, passed away peacefully at home Friday, September 23, 2011 three months after being diagnosed with cancer.He was born April 5, 1932 in Brigham City, UT to Howard Sr. and Phyllis Jenson Call.Married his high school sweetheart Mary Call April 14, 1952 in the Logan Temple. He served in the Navy as an electricians mate. Later he built a sail boat from a picture in a magazine and taught himself to sail. His was the first sailboat on Bear Lake.Professionally Bill was involved in the development and manufacturing of numerous components for various aerospace programs, both military and commercial as related to printed circuit boards. He worked in Utah, California and Belgium. Like Bill Gates he found a college degree unnecessary. He was a self-taught, self-made man.An active member of the LDS Church, he served in four Bishoprics as Counselor and Clerk. Bill was also called to the Young Men's and Sunday School organizations. He was a master teacher and enjoyed both the preparation and classroom experience. In 1999 he embarked on an 18-month mission to Cambodia with his wife specifically focused on establishing the Seminary and Institute program there. He was an ordinance worker in the Bountiful Temple.Bill and his family renovated the Roy and Kaysville Movie Theatres and brought discount movies to Davis County. One of his greatest joys was a sell out night at the Kaysville Theatre. The theatre business was his hobby. He also enjoyed traveling the world with his wife.He was preceded in death by his parents, son Chad and daughter Rebecca. Survived by his wife Mary and sons Gary (Marcie), and Jeff (Lisa), grandchildren Jordan (Laurie), Tyler, Megan, Chad, Nelson, Zackary, Hayden, and great-grandson Ryan.Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, October 1, 2011 at 12:30 p.m. at the Kaysville 17th Ward, 875 East 200 North, Kaysville, UT. Friends may call Friday evening from 6 - 8 p.m. at Russon Brothers Mortuary, 1941 North Main, Farmington, UT or at the Church one hour before the Funeral. Interment Brigham City Cemetery. We would like to thank Thatcher Brook Care Center and Vista Hospice for their loving care.Donations may be made to Huntsman Cancer Foundation, 500 Huntsman Way, SLC, UT 84108.Online guest book and condolences at www.russonmortuary.com