James Russell Wall, 79, died March 6, 1998 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Born July 16, 1918 in Wallsburg, Utah to Marvie M. and Orpha Greer Wall. He lived as a farm boy in Wallsburg and loved the great outdoors. He graduated from Utah State University with a degree in Animal Husbandry. Married Vilate Lindsay January 30, 1941 in Brigham City, marriage later solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. They were married 51 years. After her death, he married Mildred Wright Davis, July 31, 1995. He was a great husband, father and grandfather.He enjoyed camping, hunting and being with his family. He always felt truthfulness, honesty, service to others and family were the most important things in life. He was very active in the LDS faith, having served in the bishopric and various other positions. Served in World War II as an Army Cavalryman. Bought the Lindsay farm in Lake Creek and was later voted dairyman of the year. Served as Wasatch County Commissioner for two years. Was vice president of Hi-Land Dairy, Inc. Later sold the farm and retired.
Survived by his wife of Heber City; children, J.R. (Pam) Wall, St. George; Fred Wall, Las Vegas, NV; eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren; stepchildren, Millie and Ben Saupe, Brent and Maria Davis, Stacy and Susan Davis, Dorthy and Carl Jacobia; and many grand and great-grandchildren; sister, Ruby Hicken, Wallsburg. Preceded in death by Vilate Wall; children, William D., Jamie Beth, Shirla; and brother, Wendell Wall.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, March 10, 1998 at 1:30 p.m. in the Heber 6th Ward (250 E. 500 N.) where friends may call Monday 6-8 p.m. and Tuesday 12:15-1:15 p.m. prior to services. Interment will be in the Heber City Cemetery with full military honors. Services in the care of Olpin Mortuary, Heber City.
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