Jeffrey Milton Bywater returned home to his Heavenly Father on November 12, 2017.
Jeff was born January 14, 1962 to Milton and Marie Bywater of Fielding, UT. He spent his childhood in Fielding enjoying many outdoor activities like fishing in the Bear River and hunting in the river bottoms, among many other things. There was always plenty to do with his 3 sisters and 2 brothers.
Jeff graduated from Bear River High School in Tremonton, UT. It was during those high school years that he made many lifetime friends, including his eternal sweetheart Jill Parker. Jeff and Jill where married on February 22, 1985 in the Ogden LDS Temple.
Shortly after their marriage the newlyweds moved to Arizona where Jeff graduated from DeVry University in Computer Engineering. Before settling in Gilbert Arizona, the young family lived in Northern California where Jeff worked for Sun Microsystems.
Jeff loved spending time with his family. Being father to his three daughters was his favorite calling in life. Some of his favorite activities in life included; backpacking, fishing, running, cycling and spending time with family.
Jeff was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. He served faithfully in many church calling, including fulltime missionary in St. Louis Missouri. No matter the calling Jeff served his family and fellowmen with love and devotion.
Surviving family includes his wife Jill, daughters; Andrea, Erin and Elise, parents; Milton and Marie Bywater, Sisters; Christine (Alan) Gardner, Brenda (Bill) Hubbard, Shirleen (Curt) Weese, and brother Gaylen (Laurie) Bywater. Preceding Jeff in death is Kenneth Bywater, his youngest brother. Jeff is also survived by many nieces and nephews who will miss his very much.
Funeral Services will be Saturday, Nov. 18 at the Chandler Arizona Stake Center located at 1115 E Ray Road. Viewing at 10:00 followed by the funeral at 11:00.
A viewing will also be held from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m., Nov 21 at the Fielding Utah Stake Center located at 4375 W 15600 N in Fielding, UT.
Jeff will be buried in the Tremonton Riverview Cemetery.