Photo courtesy of Broomhead Funeral Home - Riverton

Melvin Henry Beesley

Jan 29, 1943 - Oct 16, 2020 (Age 77)

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Melvin's Obituary

Our beloved father, husband, grandfather, brother and friend, Melvin Henry Beesley, age 77, returned to his Father in Heaven on October 16, 2020 in Murry, Utah.

Born January 29, 1943 in New York, Married the love of his life Linda Jean Ruttenbur on June 26, 1964 solemnized in the Salt Lake Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

He loved his family very much and will be dearly missed. He was the most giving man, willing to give the shirt off his back to those in need. He chose to serve our country in the U.S. Navy and Navy Reserve as a Chief Warrant Officer. He served as Postmaster of the Riverton and South Jordan United States Post Offices for 33 years before retiring.

He is survived by his wife Linda, children, Trent (Angela) Beesley and Tammy (Jedd) Jones; five grandchildren Garrett Beesley, Coleten Beesley, Braxton Beesley, Brinly Beesly, Allie Jones, and one great grandchild, Garrison Beesley, and one brother Orson (Suzanne) Beesly. Preceded in death by his sister Myra (Robert) McDonald.

A graveside service will be held Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 11:00 A.M. at the Utah Veterans Memorial Park, 17111 S. Camp Williams Rd. Bluffdale, UT.

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