John (Jack) Fletcher Woodhead, our beloved husband, father, grandfather, and friend, died February 22, 1991 with his skis on at Alta, Utah of a heart attack, age 78.
Jack was born in Clear Creek, Utah on February 5, 1913 to Samuel and Alice Woodhead. He was raised in Kennilworth, Utah and attended Wasatch Academy, East High School, and obtained an engineering degree from the University of Utah. Worked for the Galigher Co. before serving as a Lt. in the U.S. Navy in the Atlantic, Mediterranean, and Pacific during WW II receiving special commendations. Owner of Sales Engineering Co. until he retired at age 72. Member of Sigma Pi Fraternity, engineering societies, and past-president of American Society of Tool Engineers.He influenced many boys lives as a Scout leader for 30 years, receiving the Silver Beehive and Silver Beaver Awards. Lifetime member of Fort Douglas-Hidden Valley Country Club. He was a 50-year member of Argenta Lodge #3 F.&A.M., El Kalah Temple, Scottish and York Rites.
Married Ramona White Boyer on August 27, 1947 in the First Presbyterian Church in Salt Lake City. He loved to camp, fish, bike, dance, bowl, travel, and especially enjoyed skiing at Alta with the "Wild Old Bunch." He was a true friend and patriotic American and an especially loved grandpa.
Survived by wife, Salt Lake City; son, Scott F. Woodhead (Jeanette Bennion) of Verdi, Nevada; daughter, Shauna (Dan) Kinnersley, Salt Lake; grandchildren, Matthew Woodhead, Travis, Holly, Heidi and Natalie Kinnersley, all of Salt Lake. Preceded in death by step-son, Craig Michael Boyer in 1981.
Funeral services on Monday, February 25th, at 12 noon, Larkin Chapel, 260 East South Temple, where friends may call Sunday evening 6-8 pm, and Monday the hour prior to services. Interment will be at the Larkin Sunset Lawn Cemetery.
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