Archibald,  William Glen Leavitt

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William Glen Leavitt Archibald August 19, 1927 - February 02, 2021 Glen Leavitt Archibald passed away in Wellsville, Utah, on February 2, 2021, due to complications related to age. He was 93. A son of William Spence Archibald and Zina Glenn Leavitt, Glen was the second of five children. He attended Wellsville Elementary and South Cache High Schools in Hyrum, Utah. Growing up in the farming community of Wellsville, he loved the farming activities and the companionship of working with his Dad and brothers on the family farm. At the age of sixteen he entered the work force at Bushnell Hospital in Brigham City, Utah. On October 3, 1945, Glen joined the armed forces serving as a cook at Fort Lewis, WA, until January of 1946. Retiring after 32 years of service as a baker at the Intermountain Indian School in Brigham City, Glen finished out his career as a maintenance mechanic for Hesston Co. and Baugh Motel in Logan, Utah. It never occurred to Glen to really retire from working and he kept the many talents of his profession honed and polished. Glen married Miriam Faries Christensen of Hyrum, Utah, on September 24, 1947, in the Logan Temple. Glen and Miriam adopted three children into their home, Dale C., Karen Kay, and Cory Glen. Miriam passed away June 27, 1989. He later married Mary Evanel (Eve) Clark Maughan April 27, l991, in Wellsville. Glen was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served in many capacities in the Wellsville Wards. Glen and Miriam served their mission working with the Indian tribes at Anadarko, Oklahoma, in the Tulsa mission. He served as an officiator at the Logan Temple for eleven years. Glen was preceded in death by his parents, both his sons, sister Bonita Archibald Clawson, and brothers Thayne and Marloe Archibald. He is survived by wife Eve, daughter Karen, and sister Ruby Denae Balls (Lewdell). Glen is also survived by 5 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren and 3 stepchildren. Glen's loves were his family, friends, automobiles, music and reading. He was a soft spoken, humble man who walked in the steps of the Savior. He touched many lives with his genuine friendship and caring. Special thanks to hospice, the care workers and family members that supported and comforted Glen in the last months of his life. Interment will be in the Wellsville Cemetery.

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