Daniel Asay Tebbs, age 89, of Panguitch and St. George, Utah, died peacefully Thursday, March 5, 1998 at the home of his daughter, Janice Gottfredson, in Salt Lake City, Utah.
He was born in Panguitch, Utah May 24, 1908 to Fielding Burnes and Ruth Asay Tebbs. He married Nedra Henrie, September 21, 1933, in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. She preceded him in death, October 5, 1997.Dan did accounting and bookkeeping after attending the University of Utah and Henagers Business School, but for most of his life he was a livestock man, operating at the Tebbs Ranch on Butler Creek and with a permit on the west desert south of Milford. He and his wife also developed other business, including a Dairy Queen and a Montgomery Ward catalog store. In his sixties, he began a successful H & R Block Tax Service in Panguitch. After moving to St. George in 1981, he did volunteer tax work for the senior citizens.
He was an active member of the LDS Church, where he served as bishop of the Panguitch South Ward, on the Stake High Council and, with his wife, Nedra, as a missionary in Australia, Adelaide, in New York, Rockchester, and stake missions in Panguitch and St. George. He was an ordinance worker in the St. George Temple for 13 years.
He is survived by sister, Ruth Butterfield; children, Veda (Glen) Hale, St. George; J. Daniel (Karen) Tebbs, Las Vegas; Janice (Mike) Gottfredson, Salt Lake City; Dr. Victor Louis (Lora) Tebbs, Hurricane; Hilda Joyce (Kent) Miller, England; Lucinda Ruth (Robert) Judd, Gunnison; 38 grandchildren and 48 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by parents, wife, two sisters, two brothers and one grandson.
Funeral services will be held under the direction of Bishop Kelly Holeman, Tuesday, March 10, 1998 at 1 p.m. in the Panguitch LDS Stake Center, 550 South 100 West. Friends may call on Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the ward chapel in Panguitch. Burial will be in the Panguitch Cemetery. Funeral Directors, Neal S. Magleby and Sons Mortuary, Richfield, Utah.
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