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William (Bill) Rees Horman 

‚ÄčJuly 11, 1945 ~ March 19, 2016

     After a short and valiant battle with cancer, our loving husband, father, papa, brother and friend passed away surrounded by his loved ones on March 19, 2016. William Rees Horman was born July 11, 1945 to Albert and Muriel Horman in Salt Lake City, Utah. He grew up in the S.L. Valley attending Evergreen Jr. High and graduated from Olympus High School. He served in the Army Reserves, before dedicating two years as a missionary in the South West British Mission, then graduating with a Bachelors in Finance from the University of Utah. He was sealed to Jacqulynn Boone in the Salt Lake LDS Temple December 13, 1967. Together they raised six children.      

      Papa welcomed everyone into his home with a smile. He loved to barbeque, share his famous salsa and made sure he had everyone's favorite drink on hand for when they came over. Dad loved being outdoors whether it be scuba diving, hiking, fishing or golfing, he shared many fond memories with his sons and son-in-laws doing so. He loved his wife and his girls dearly and was always protective and willing to help them whenever needed, even if they didn't think they needed the help, he was always willing to help.     

     He loved to serve, and always did so willingly. For 25 years he served in the Jordan River Temple and Draper Temple alongside his love, Jackie. His dream to serve a mission with his bride came true, when they left to serve in the Massachusetts Boston Mission from July 2012- January 2014. They made many friends and served alongside with the missionaries which were always welcome to share a meal and an encouraging smile. Serving his family and church brought him great joy. Bill loved the Savior and his strong testimony will serve and bless his family in the years to come. To say he was loved and loved others is an understatement. He set the standard for what a loving husband, father, papa, brother and friend should be.

     Survived by his wife, 6 children, Billy (Suzy) Horman, Chandy Bronson, Kim (Les) Mascherino, Angie Spendlove, Dustin (Hillary) Horman, Sarah (Bryan) Young, 23 grandchildren, siblings Barbara (Ken) Erickson, Diane Ashton, Joan (Jay) Lente, Rhys (Cinda) Horman and RaeMi (Rex) Stanworth. Preceded in death by his parents and brother-in-law Jed Ashton.

     We would like to thank all those that assisted in his care, especially his loyal and dedicated wife Jackie.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, March 25, 2016 at the Pepperwood LDS Chapel, 2195 East Pepperwood Drive, Sandy, UT. Visitations will be held Thursday evening from 6-8 pm at Larkin Sunset Gardens, 1950 East Dimple Dell Road (10600 South) in Sandy and Friday morning from 9:30-10:30 am prior to the services at the church. Online condolences welcomed at www.larkincares.com.

 



 
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07/27/16 05:50 PM #1    

Harvey Roberts (Skyline)

Bill and I had some interaction at Olympus during our sophomore, and junor years. Then as seniors we went in different directions, with Bill staying at Olympus, while I went to Skyline.

Somewhere around three years had past, before I set eyes on Bill Horman again.

Elder William Rees Horman departed the English Channel Islands located off the coast of France.  A place every Southwest British Missionary wanted to serve.   On May 7, 1965, Elder Horman arrived in the small town of Dorchester, England, where we served together for two months.  It was during this time I got to know the friendly, warm, humorous side of Bill. A time I truly appreciate.

Sorry to hear of Bill's passing. 


07/28/16 08:55 AM #2    

Dwight Osborn

Bill decided to remain at Olympus High rather than pioneer the vast, untamed, and tempting first year of Skyline High School. I am grateful he did as I enjoyed his friendship and more than a few double dates in his awesome new silver GTO convertible. 

Bill's dad, Horman Construction, built the Cottonwood Mall, which I believe was one of the first of it's kind in the U.S. Consequently Bill lived in a nice home above the boulevard and would be the first to show my friends and I something new in technology or inventions. I recall I was blown away when we went to his home for a light dinner with dates and he demonstrated the first micowave oven I had ever seen; five minutes and dinner was cooked! 

With all his affluence, Bill was a down to earth kind of guy eveybody like and enjoyed being around. I would have loved to see him at the upcoming Oly-Sky reunions.  Guess we'll just have to wait!

 


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