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David Burt Carlisle


1927 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
David Burt Carlisle Obituary
David Burt Carlisle
1927 ~ 2014
David Burt Carlisle, our beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather passed away on April 22, 2014, at the age of 86. He was born in Millcreek, Utah on July 19, 1927 to Charles Luther Carlisle and Margaret Gilmour Burt. David graduated from Payson High School. He worked on the family farm and part time at Geneva Steel until he left on his mission to the Eastern States Mission in 1949. He entered the Army in 1951 and served in Korea for 13 months. He was sealed in the temple to his wife, Margret Elaine Wells, on September 28, 1951. David worked for Abbott Laboratories and part time as a gunsmith at P&M Guns. After he retired David and Elaine served a mission to the England Bristol Mission. He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He held many church callings among which were volunteering in the Salt Lake Temple Baptistery and Member Location Services. He loved making fudge and chocolate chip cookies. He also loved pheasant hunting and fishing. He is survived by his wife Elaine, four children: Brent (Cynthia) Carlisle, Rebecca (Kevin) Merritt, Barbara (Paul - deceased) Reissen, Ronald (Lydia) Carlisle, 13 grandkids, 15 great-grandkids and two sisters. He is preceded in death by a son-in-law Paul Reissen, a granddaughter Melanie Carlisle, his parents, four brothers and three sisters.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 26th at 11am in the Rose Park 8th Ward, 1200 West 1155 North, where viewings will be held Friday evening from 6-8 pm and Saturday from 9:45-10:45 am prior to services. Interment: Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park. Online condolences may be made at www.larkincares.com
Published in Salt Lake Tribune on Apr. 24, 2014
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