Obituary: DORIUS, HAROLD

Published: Tuesday, July 29 2014 7:29 a.m. MDT

Harold Moyle Dorius1920 ~ 2012Beloved Husband, Father, Grandfather, Uncle, and FriendMoyle, age 91, passed away peacefully March 21, 2012. He was born November 16, 1920, in Redmond, Utah to Lewis S. and Eulalia Nelson Dorius. He was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, earned his Eagle Scout as a boy, and served faithfully in several church organizational callings throughout his life, lastly as a High Priest. Moyle grew up in Delta, Utah, and attended Brigham Young University. He enlisted in the United States Army and took great pride in serving our country during World War II. He then attended and graduated from the University of Utah in business in 1947. From 1948, Moyle worked for Utah Oil and then Amoco Oil Companies as a marketing analyst, until his retirement in 1978. He subsequently worked as a realtor and then as a substitute school teacher for Granite School District until 2000. Throughout his life, Moyle was an accomplished musician, playing the trumpet in concert, marching, and dance bands from the time he was a teen. He played at BYU, for the Salt Lake Letter Carriers Band, and with his "MelTones" danceband and "The Clark Combo." Moyle received the gift of music from his father and has passed this musical legacy to his children and grandchildren, forever enriching their lives.Moyle married Ellen Grace Butterfield June 11, 1948, in the Salt Lake LDS Temple, and they were blessed with six children. He worked tirelessly to provide for and support his family, and she was his faithful, loving, and selfless companion for nearly sixty years. Moyle captured countless treasured moments in beautiful pictures through his hobby of photography. He was also a dutiful son and brother, giving his parents and siblings extraordinary service throughout the years. Moyle is survived by his children: Marilyn Clements (SLC, UT); Marvin (Karen) Dorius (Riverton, UT); Steven (Christie) Dorius (Germantown, TN); Lee Ann (Chris) Tuckfield (Draper, UT); Kay (Scott) Parker (Mountain View, CA); and Scott (Niwako) Dorius (SLC, UT). He is also survived by sixteen grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, and a sister-in-law, Juanita Butterfield (Herriman, UT). He is preceded in death by his wife, parents, and five siblings, Earl, Howard, Lucille, Evan, and Carl, and their spouses.Moyle's children wish to express their gratitude to the staff at Carriage Court and the caregivers from Visiting Angels in Memphis, Tennessee who kept Moyle as comfortable as possible as he suffered with declining health and the inability to care for himself.Funeral services for Moyle will be this Saturday, March 31, 2:00 pm, at the Mountain View Memorial Park chapel on 3115 East 7800 South in Cottonwood Heights. The viewing will be held prior to the services from 12:30 pm.