Odes Bodine Record, 91, former police chief in Salt Lake City and Bountiful, died Oct. 4, 1988, of heart failure at his home in Salt Lake City.
Mr. Record joined the Salt Lake Police Department as a foot patrolman in 1922 and served 36 years, during which time he was a captain, inspector, assistant chief, acting chief several times and chief of police for about two years in the mid-1950s.In 1958 he became Bountiful police chief, serving there until his retirement in July 1963. He was the second Salt Lake police officer to attend the FBI Police Academy in Washington, D.C.
Mr. Record was born Nov. 8, 1896, in Kingsville, Ky., to Benajah Julius and Leaner Quimby Record. He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, serving many years on the Sugar House Stake High Council. He and his wife, the former Dorcas Eve May Longshaw, served 18 months in the Southern Australia Mission, where he was president of the Hobart and Wangaratta branches.
Funeral will be at noon Friday in the Imperial 2nd Ward, 1560 Atkin Ave. Friends may call at 260 E. South Temple, from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday and one hour before the service. Burial will be at Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park.