Alan Carter Durrant, age 84, passed away on December 20, 2020, in Riverton, Utah. He was born on September 25, 1936, in Porterville, Utah, to Samuel Carter and Jessie Francis White Durrant. He married Alberta Rae Peck on Feb. 12, 1965.

Gardening was a big part of Alan’s life, and he was also a dairy farmer as a young man. Alan retired from UTA after 35 years as a bus operator, where he also received an award for 3 million miles of safe driving. He served 2 missions for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1 as young man and 1 as a senior with his sweetheart of 55 years. He served the Lord faithfully all his years. His life was all about his faith and family.

Alan is survived by his wife, Alberta, 8 children, Larry Durrant, Kathryn (Ryan) Ockey, Jeffrey (Stacy) Durrant, Joseph (Mellissa) Durrant, Edward (Lynnae) Durrant, Samuel (Candis) Durrant, Marjorie (Scott) Schaefer, and David (Apryl) Durrant, 33 grandkids, 12 great-grandkids, brother Mark (Eva), and sister, Ann (Jim) Jentzch.

A viewing for Alan will be held on Saturday, December 26, 2020, from 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM with a funeral service to follow at 11:00 AM at the Riverton 9th Ward, 2750 West 13400 South, Riverton, Utah 84065. Interment will take place following the funeral service at Memorial Redwood Mortuary and Cemetery, 6500 South Redwood Road, West Jordan, Utah 84123.



Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Riverton 9th Ward
2750 West 13400 South
Riverton, UT 84065

Funeral Service

Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Riverton 9th Ward
2750 West 13400 South
Riverton, UT 84065

Services Handled By

Memorial Redwood Mortuary & Cemetery
6500 S Redwood Rd
Salt Lake City, UT

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Dec 24, 2020

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Alan was a great all of school years at Morgan. I'll miss at our reunions.

Larry , Layton, UT, US Dec 24, 2020

Alberta, We were so saddened to hear of Alan's passing. I wanted to send a card, but didn't know your address. I hope you know how much you both influenced our lives. We loved serving with you in the Birmingham, Alabama Mission. Alan was a great man of faith and has a wonderful family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. We love you!!

Carl and Shirley , Henefer, UT, US Dec 24, 2020


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