James Richard Symes

1927 ~ 2013
Salt Lake City, UT-James Richard Symes, born February 9, 1927 in Garfield, Utah to David and Affie Symes; passed away peacefully September 28, 2013. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, and a husband of 64 years to Donna F. Jensen. He loved the outdoors, working with his hands, building his own plane and sports cars; ballroom dancing in the kitchen, and working as a Scout Leader. He is survived by his wife and children; Donald (Dian), Debra (Richard) McGee, Stephanie (Terry) Smith, Stacy (Robert) Turner, proceeded in death by daughter Synthia (Jim) Jensen. He is a fun loving grandpa of 23 grand, 50 greats, and 2 great-great-grandchildren. Graveside services will be Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at 11:00 am at Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park, 3401 Highland Drive, SLC, UT. A viewing will be held Monday night from 6-8 and one hour prior to the service on Tuesday at Wasatch Lawn Mortuary. Friends may leave condolences at www.wasatchlawn.com

Funeral Home

Wasatch Lawn Mortuary
3401 South Highland Drive Salt Lake City, UT 84106
(801) 466-8687

Published in Salt Lake Tribune from Sept. 29 to Sept. 30, 2013