Obituary: CHESNUT, JAMES

Published: Saturday, July 26 2014 6:05 a.m. MDT

James Clyde Chesnut1926 ~ 2011James Clyde Chesnut, age 85, passed away December 30, 2011 in Cedar Hills, Utah. Born December 31, 1926 in Salt Lake City, Utah to James Clyde and Mary Pearl Lerwill Chesnut. He married Jeanelle Walker August 3, 1951 in Pleasant Grove and their marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. James was dedicated to his family and was an active member of the LDS Church. He served in WWII as an M.P. He was an avid gardener, loved the outdoors and traveling. He worked for UP&L for 40 years.He is survived by his children: Craig (Susan Jane), American Fork; Bruce W (Tamara), Pleasant Grove; Linda (Joe M) Murdoch, American Fork; 8 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother and a sister.Funeral services will be held Wednesday, January 4, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. in the Cedar Hills West Stake Center, 4580 West Cedar Hills Drive. Friends may call Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. at Anderson & Sons Mortuary, 49 East 100 North, American Fork or Wednesday from 9:45-10:45 a.m. at the church prior to the services. Burial in American Fork Cemetery. Online memories and condolences may be shared at andersonmortuary.com.