Colton Stephen Bacon, 26, passed away on August 12, 2020. He was born in Brigham City, Utah, on November 27, 1993. From an early age Colton was active and very playful. He loved playing outside with his siblings and friends or riding around on anything with wheels.
Colton spent his early years in Promontory, Provo, Heber, Lehi, and Eagle Mountain, Utah. His family then moved to Saratoga Springs, Utah, where he attended Westlake High School and earned his diploma in 2012. Some of Colton’s hobbies included listening to music, playing video games, and spending time outdoors. He loved cars and enjoyed watching sports, especially rooting for the Dallas Cowboys and watching UFC with his dad.
He was very compassionate and tender hearted. Children gravitated toward Colton because of his playful spirit and kind soul.
Colton was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. From a young age, he was very spiritual and had a great love for our Savior. Colton was called to serve in the Spanish-speaking Florida Fort Lauderdale Mission. He loved to teach and connect with the people of that community.
Colton enjoyed learning new skills and applying them to his line of work. At the time of his death, he worked at Litho Flexo Grafics as a press operator. He had great coworkers who became close friends of his.
Colton's physical and emotional burdens were too heavy to bear and he chose to end his life. We are grateful to know he is now free from those burdens, in the arms of our loving Heavenly Father. If you are struggling with feelings of depression or thoughts of suicide, please confide in someone you trust and seek help.
Left behind to cherish Colton’s memory are his loving parents, Stephen and Corrina Bacon; siblings Brittney (James) Buskirk and their children Brooklyn and Emmett, Cameron (Morgan) Bacon and their son Ford, and Alyssa Bacon; many aunts, uncles, and cousins; and grandparents, Shannon Bacon and Delbert and Doreen Jay. Colton is preceded in death by his brother Jaylen Bacon, Grandfather Dennis Bacon, Uncle Robbie Robinson, Cousin Dallin Bacon, and nephews Oak and Alder Bacon.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, August 22, 2020, at 11 a.m. at the Sunrise Meadows 3rd Ward, 947 North Jack Rabbit Run, Saratoga Springs. A Zoom Meeting will be provide for those that are unable to attend the services. Please download the free zoom app before clicking on the link:
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A viewing will be held on Friday, August 21 from 6 to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. at the church. Interment will take place at American Fork Cemetery. Due to COVID19 resitriction plese use the Signup Genius button below to schedule a time to attend the viewing.
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