Robert Alma Humes, 90, passed away August 7, 2016 in American Fork, Utah. Born January 17, 1926 in Duchesne, Utah to Joseph Alma and Elva Young Humes. He married Violet Delores Gines December 12, 1947 in Duchesne, Utah. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.
Robert was an active member of the LDS Church. One of his favorite experiences was traveling across the country visiting Church sites with Heritage Tours. He loved spending time with his family fishing, camping, snowmobiling, and enjoyed family parties, dinners, and special occasions. He enjoyed being outdoors and doing yardwork. He took pride in a job well done and always finished what he started, believing that if something was worth doing, it was worth doing well. He spent most of his career as a finish carpenter and construction superintendent, working on buildings throughout Salt Lake and Utah Counties. He served in the U.S. Army in both the European and Asia Pacific Theaters during World War II.
He is survived by his children: Diana (Fred) England, Camie (Mike) Dennis, Brian (Vickie) Humes, 8 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren, sister, Tean Batchelor, and brother Jim Humes. He was preceded in death by his wife, Violet, Parents, a son Gary, siblings: Josie, Allen, June and Norma.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, August 11, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. in the Anderson & Sons Mortuary Chapel, 49 East 100 North, American Fork. A viewing will be held Wednesday form 6-8 p.m. and Thursday from 9:00-9:45 a.m. prior to the services. Burial will be in American Fork Cemetery. Please share a memory at andersonmortuary.com.
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