Robert Mayo Browning
1942-2021 In Loving Memory
Alpine, UT—Robert Browning passed away peacefully at his home in Alpine, UT, Friday June 18, 2021, from Lewy Body Dementia.
Born in Fort Lewis WA June 19, 1942. He was raised in Cedar City, UT. Robert met Laurel while working at the lodge in Zions Natl Park. They graduated together from Southern Utah University. They were sealed in the Logan temple August 22, 1963. He attended the police academy at San Jose State University in CA.
Predeceased by his parents Clifton and Carol.
Survived by Laurel, his devoted wife of 58 years. Lovingly remembered by his three daughters Cari, Rory and Clisty. His adoring sister, Sandra (Eugene) Robb. Sons-in-law Cory Buchanan, Stan Claunch and Michael Borzoni. Grandchildren: Lauren (Miles) Greene, Tristan (Sarah) Ham, Logan Ham and Maycee Ham. Natalie Lamoreaux (Brendan), Kylie Phillips and Troy Claunch. Allison, Nolan, Nina, Gwen and Marik Borzoni. Great grandchildren Amelia and Malachi Ham, Britton and Berlin Lamoreaux.
Robert served faithfully in various capacities for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. He spent his 28 year career as a police officer for the city of San Jose, CA. After retiring from the police dept. Robert and Laurel moved from Santa Clara, CA to Alpine, UT in 2002. Robert quickly rose to neighborhood fame with his pranks, magic tricks and entertaining stories, just the same as he did while living in CA.
He was a spiritual giant and loved to serve others. He had a passion for the gospel of Jesus Christ, his family and golf. Robert had a knack for human connection and touched so many lives.
"That makes me the winner." -Bobby Bare
Published by The Salt Lake Tribune from Jun. 22 to Jun. 27, 2021.