Our beloved husband, father, grandfather, great grand father, brother and friend, Lyman P. Pinkston, age 78, passed away peacefully, March 15, 1991, at his home in Orem, Utah.
Lyman was born March 20, 1912 in Salt Lake City, Utah. He was the second son of Everett Millard and Clara Margaret Pinkston. Beginning September 1932, he served a full time mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Central States Mission. He married Dorethea Beatrice Davis in 1934. They had six children. Lyman has served in many leadership positions, including Stake Mission President, served three stake missions, high councilman, Bishopric member, Bishop of the North Hollywood Ward, Stake Presidency member, Mission President in the Gulf States Mission from 1965 to 1968, sealer in the Los Angeles Temple, Patriarch in the Utah Midway Stake, and also worked for the Church Missionary Department. Lyman was a businessman and land developer in the Los Angeles area until he retired and moved to Utah.Survivors include his wife Beatrice, Orem; three sons, E. Lyman "Pat" Pinkston, Simi Valley, Calif.; David Pinkston, Bishop, Calif.; Michael Pinkston, Dublin, Calif.; three daughters, Lynn Bever, Colton, Oregon; Susan Lamb, Alpine, Utah; Christine Romney, Thatcher, Arizona; 31 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; and two brothers, Myron Pinkston, Los Angeles, Calif.; Ronald Pinkston, Manti, Utah. His loved ones are greatful for the great example of Christ like love and powerful leadership he has always provided.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, March 20, at 11 a.m. in the Orem Hillcrest 6th Ward, 1035 South 800 East. Friends may call Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Sundberg-Olpin Mortuary, 495 South State, Orem, and Wednesday from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. prior to the services at the ward chapel. Burial will be in the Orem City Cemetery.
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