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Harold Leon Durrant

St. George - Harold Leon Durrant passed away Friday night, November 2, 2018 in St. George, Utah.

Harold was born February 8, 1930 in Smithfield, Utah to Leon Alonzo and Mary Woodruff Durrant. He was the fourth child of eleven children of Leon and Mary Durrant.

Harold married Mary Ellen Robinson June 28, 1956. They had three children. Harold and Mary later divorced. Harold married Bonita Terry June 5, 1969. They had three children.

Harold served honorably for a total of eight years in the United States Navy. He was the radioman on the ship, USS Naifeh, where he learned Morse Code.

Harold served faithfully in many different capacities in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. He had a strong testimony of our Savior, Jesus Christ and loved helping and serving those around him. Harold and his wife, Bonnie, served a Member Locator mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. He was a caring and compassionate man who was willing to give of himself and of his means to help someone in need. Harold loved his family and enjoyed spending time them.

Harold is a graduate of Brigham Young University. He was a true BYU fan. He loved watching BYU football games.

Harold retired from his employment with the State of Utah as a social services employee.

Harold is preceded in death by his parents, Leon and Mary Durrant; six sisters, Helen Adams, Aletha Lee, Marjorie Robinson, Norene Robinson, Thelma Sharp, Carol Rader; one brother, Ernest Durrant; his wife, Bonnie Durrant; his son, Royce Durrant; and his granddaughter, Kenna Durrant.

Harold is survived by one sister, Marilyn Cox; two brothers, Wendall Durrant, Don Durrant; his children, Scott (Nancy) Durrant, Hollee (David) Crowley, Spencer (Nancy) Durrant, Paul (Jamie) Durrant, Loraine (Joel) Pullan, and 17 grandchildren.

The family of Harold would like the thank all who helped take care of his needs at The Retreat at Sunriver. Harold was a resident there for several years, and his family is grateful for the care he received.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at the St. George Main Street Chapel, 166 S. Main, St. George. There will be a viewing Friday, Nov. 9th from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Spilsbury Mortuary, 110 S. Bluff and prior to services on Saturday from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the Church. Interment will take place in the St. George City Cemetery.

Arrangements are made under the direction of Spilsbury Mortuary, (435) 673-2454. Friends and family are invited to sign his online guestbook at www.spilsburymortuary.com.
Published in The Spectrum & Daily News on Nov. 8, 2018
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