Morris H. Brinkerhoff
1946 ~ 2013
On October 10, 2013 Morris Henry Brinkerhoff passed away with his family at his side. Morris was born March 20, 1946 in Bicknell, UT to Cleo Ellett Giles and Walter Kirk Brinkerhoff. Upon graduating Wayne High School, was called to serve an LDS mission in Germany. Upon completion of his mission Morris was drafted to serve in the army
stationed in South Korea during the Vietnam War
. After the war he earned an Associates Degree in accounting which preceded his 42 year career for the LDS Church office building in Salt Lake City. He retired in 2011.
Morris married Jacquelyn in 1973. They had 6 children. On June 21, 1984, Jackie was struck and killed by a motorist, leaving Morris to raise 6 children. He later married Brenda Whittington, had 2 additional children, then later divorced. In 2000 Morris married Dawn Liddell who remained his loving loyal partner.
He is survived by his wife Dawn; children Natalie, Cort, Dyan, Brendon, Dana, Brian, Adam, Robert; 14 grandchildren; brother Emil; sisters Ada, Leah, and Patsy. He is preceded in death by his parents and older brother Leon.
Viewing: 6-8 pm Thursday, October 17th at Broomhead Funeral Home, 12600 S. 2200 W. Riverton. Funeral Services: 10 am Friday, October 18th, at the LDS church at 6984 W McCuiston Ave Herriman with a viewing 1 hr. prior. Graveside services to be held in Bicknell, UT 4 pm. www.broomheadfuneralhome.com