2007 ~ 2012
Carson Dean Cheney was taken home to reside with his Heavenly Father by our beloved Savior on July 5, 2012, due to a sudden tragic accident. Carson's 5th birthday will be July 31st. He has been looking forward to his party and we can only imagine how great that party will be with loved ones on the other side.
Carson had a beautiful, bright smile and was a tremendous ray of sunshine in our lives. We feel extremely blessed that he was sent to be part of our family, if only for a short earthly time. He was all boy through and through. We have coined a new phrase in our home, "Carson Courage", which reminds us of the confident and courageous attitude that he always had when trying new challenging things. He was very active and loved playing outside, jumping his bike on the ramp his dad built, playing in the dirt with his trucks, throwing a ball or going fishing with Grandpa. He looked up to his brother and wanted to do everything the big boys did. Just before he turned 3 he was determined to ride a bike and learned in one day without ever trying training wheels. It made him so proud to do hard things and he would always tell himself that he's tough and he can do it. He loved to punch people in the arm and show them how tough he was. We are humbled and inspired by his courageous attitude. He loved playing in the sand, Jeeping and climbing on the red rocks in "Omab" (Moab).
Carson had many cute funny phrases and actions that made everyone around him smile. He loved playing dress up and combining costumes. He loved wrestling with his dad, snuggling in the morning with mom, and playing with Bridger-his best friend and brother. Our family has a hand gesture that says "Cheney Love" and he especially loved that. He loved primary songs and always wanted Mom to sing two songs before bedtime. Carson was thrilled to be starting Kindergarten in the fall at the same school Bridger attends. He was so excited when he learned to read his first little book and had to read it to every family member that came to visit.
We are grateful for our membership in the LDS church that has given us faith and knowledge that Carson lives and we will see him again.
Carson Dean Cheney Bean is survived by his loving parents, Hilary Aleece Cheney and Zachary Arch Cheney; brother, Bridger Zac Cheney; Grandma Zanne Suzanne Aleece Hall, Papa Curtis Dean Hall, Grandma Geri Aposhion Gibbs, Grandpa Arch Cheney, Poppy Ennis Gibbs, and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Carson, our hearts will ache for you every day till we meet again!
Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, July 10th at 11:30 am at the Colony Pointe Ward Chapel, 1998 W. 900 N., Lehi, UT. A Viewing will be held beforehand from 9:00 am to 11:00 am. Interment will follow in Lehi City Cemetery.
Funeral Directors - Utah Valley Mortuary. Condolences at uvfuneral.com.
Published in Deseret News on July 8, 2012