Francis B "Scott" Chesley, age 82, life long resident Millard County died November 29, 1990 at Delta after short illness.
Born April 19, 1908 at Richfield, oldest son of Charles Fredrick and Annie Esther Poulson Chesley. Married Anona Joy Pearson April 22, 1930 at Beaver. Graduated Millard High School 1926. Attended BYU and graduated from Henegers Business College. Employed by Union Pacific Railroad and operated local Standard Oil distributorship.Always interested in geology and prospecting, owned and operated Fluorine Queen mines. In later years also a successful farmer. Served as Judge and Justice of the Peace for many years and as officer for local chapter Utah Cattlemen's Association. An avid sportsman loved fishing and hunting. Held 3 State Champion Archery titles. An expert in West Desert geology loved trilobite hunting and learned art of rock cutting, creating many beautiful objects from rocks he gathered. Above all he was a great example of love and compassion for his family and friends. Member LDS Church.
Survived by wife, Delta; Daughters and sons-in-law: LaRae and Shirley Peterson, Delta; Julie and Don DaGrade, Stockton, Calif; 6 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters: Dean Robison, Fillmore; Norma Pearson; Delta; Chris, LaCanada, Calif.; Marvin, Sunland, Calif.; and June Childers, Buena Park, California.
Funeral services 11:00 AM Tuesday December 4, 1990 at Delta 2nd Ward. Friends may call at Church Tuesday from 9:30-10:45 AM. Burial will be in Delta Cemetery under direction of Nickle Mortuary, Delta.
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