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Clinton Wight Burt

September 12, 1928 ~ April 15, 2022 (age 93)

Obituary

Clinton W. Burt passed away on Friday April 15, 2022 at his home in Bear River City. Clinton was born on September 12, 1928 to Reginald Nelson Burt and Mary Amelia Wight, in Brigham City. He was a farmer and cattleman his whole life.

Clinton attended Bear River Elementary School and graduated from Box Elder High School in 1946.

He married Vita Rasmussen in the Logan Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on June 21, 1948. Together they had six children: Jack (Cindy); the late-Kelly (Sheila); Christine (Dwight) Bingham; the late Michael (Michelle); James (deceased); and Douglas (Amy) He has 20 grandchildren and 35 great-grandchildren. Vita passed away on May 17, 2011.

Clinton married Louise Tingey on December 3, 2011, adding eight children, 20 grandchildren and 37 great-grandchildren to his family.

Contributing a considerable amount of service to his community, Clinton was state president of the Utah Young Farmers, president of Acme Water Company, served on the Federal Land Bank Board of directors, president of the Ogden Area Beef Feeders, vice president of Utah Farm Bureau for 10 years and served on the board for the Bear River Water Conservancy district for 28 years, 19 of which were as chairman.

Clinton was always an active member of the LDS Church. He served in many positions including scoutmaster and a baseball coach. He was an avid baseball enthusiast and played on many different teams. He coached Little League teams for 12 years. Clinton also helped with the Box Elder County Fair Livestock Auction and was a strong supporter of the fair.

He enjoyed raising a large garden for his family, neighbors and friends, and working with the cattle all of his life. He loved the animals and respected the earth. He made so many people happy.

Clinton is survived by his wife Louise; children, Jack (Cindy) Christine (Dwight) Bingham and Douglas (Amy) and several other family members.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Vita and his children, Kelly, Michael, and James.

A special thanks to IHC Home Health Nurses, especially Chelsey, who was with him for almost five years, The Aegis Hospice Nurses, and all of the many doctors that helped him along the way. A special thanks to Kimberly Allen, nurse practitioner, who cared for him so much.

Funeral services will be held on Friday April 22, 2022 at 11 A.M. Viewings will be held on Thursday April 21, 2022 from 6-8 P.M. and prior to the service from 9-10:30 A.M. All services will be held at the Bear River City Church (5870 N 4700 W Bear River City). Interment at the Bear River City Cemetery.

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Services

Viewing
Thursday
April 21, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Bear River City LDS Church
5870 N 4700 W
Bear River City, UT 84301

Viewing
Friday
April 22, 2022

9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Bear River City LDS Church
5870 N 4700 W
Bear River City, UT 84301

Public Funeral Service with Livestream
Friday
April 22, 2022

11:00 AM
Bear River City LDS Church
5870 N 4700 W
Bear River City, UT 84301

Video is available for this event


Interment following funeral service
Friday
April 22, 2022

Bear River City Cemetery
5550 N 4600 W
Bear River, UT 84302

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