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Obituary: ERICKSON, WILFORD

Published: Monday, Dec. 22 2014 10:17 a.m. MST

Wilford Paul Erickson"Billy"Our beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend passed away January 10, 2012. Billy was born May 11, 1943 in Salt Lake City to Wilford and Beryl Erickson. Billy married Karleen Ross Erickson, March 8, 1981.Billy owned and operated Erickson Body Shop for over 50 years. He was a generous and compassionate man who helped many people throughout his life. He loved traveling with his wife and their dogs along the Oregon coast. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He was loved by all those who knew him.Survived by his wife; children, Sherrie (Marty) Steele, Randy (Sabrina), Michelle Connor, Janell, Brenda; 10 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; siblings, Joan (Bob) Motzkus, Brian (Susan), Bobby, Pamela (Ron) Hoglund, Janeen (Chuck) Todd, Christine (Clark) Layton, Leif (Linda); sister-in-law, Merri, and many extended family and friends. Preceded in death by his parents and brother, Wynn.Services will be held Saturday, January 14th, 12:00 noon at the LDS Church on 1555 W. Lovely Rd. (5095 So.) with a viewing 10:30 11:30 a.m. prior to services. On-line condolences may be made at www.memorialutah.com. In lieu of flowers donations are being accepted at America First CU under the name of Karleen Erickson.