Chad S. Huntsman
Chad Steven Huntsman, 37, passed away April 7, 2015 in South Jordan, Utah. He will be forever remembered by his big smile, contagious laugh, and generous heart. Chad was loved by many and will be greatly missed, especially by his wife and children, who were the joy and light of his life.
Chad was born August 25, 1977 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Steven and Mary Huntsman. He grew up in West Valley City and graduated from Cyprus High School, where he was All-State in football, basketball and baseball. He later graduated from Southern Utah University, where he played safety on the football team. He wore the number 12 throughout his athletic career, and the number became his nickname to family and friends. He married the love of his life, Leslie Monroe, May 11, 2001 in the Manti Temple. Chad adored Leslie, who loved him unconditionally. Chad was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, where he served in numerous callings, most recently as a youth Sunday School teacher.He enjoyed the outdoors and was an avid hunter. The highlight of his days was spending time with his three children, Hallee, Hope and Miles. Chad's radiant personality and love was felt by everyone he knew. He always went out of his way to make people feel loved and appreciated.
He is survived by his wife, Leslie; daughters, Hallee and Hope; son, Miles; parents, Steven and Mary Huntsman; brothers, Kelly (Stacy) Huntsman, Kyle (Hilary) Huntsman; sister, Amanda (Chad) Bawden; parents-in-law, Lee and Mary Monroe; brothers-in-law, James (Karen) Monroe, Scott (Eryn) Monroe; sister-in-law Katie (Jake) Stephenson; and 18 nieces and nephews, whom he loved dearly.
Funeral services will take place Saturday, April 11, 2015, 12:00 noon at the South Jordan Parkway LDS Stake Center, 9894 S. 2700 W., South Jordan, Utah where viewings will take place at that location on Friday, April 10, 2015, 5 to 8 p.m, and Saturday, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. prior to the funeral. Interment will take place at the Scipio Cemetery, Scipio, Utah. Arrangements under the direction of McDougal Funeral Home.
Published by The Salt Lake Tribune on Apr. 10, 2015.