Our loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and friend, Earl Clinton Oldroyd, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Wednesday, May 31, 2023 after a long illness. Earl was born April 16, 1942 in Moroni, Utah the second of three children born to Lowell Clinton and Myrth Kendall Oldroyd. Earl grew up in Fountain Green, Utah and loved it there. He graduated from North Sanpete High school in 1960, he played on the basketball and baseball teams and always had a love of sports. Earl graduated from Snow college in 1962 and worked as a machinist for 40 years. Earl joined the Utah National Guard in 1965 and served for 5 years.

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On April 2, 1966 he married the love of his life, Charlene Duncan in Bountiful, UT, later sealed on April 16, 1983 in the Jordan River Temple. They were happily married for over 57 years.

Earl and Charlene were the proud parents of three sons: Chad, Burt, and Ron. Earl loved spending time with his sons coaching their Little League teams, hunting, fishing, farming, and horseback riding. Earl was an avid trap shooter and loved doing it with his dad, sons, and friends.

Earl was a member of the Church of Jesus of Latter-day Saints and served in many callings including the bishopric, member of the high council, high priest group leader, and spent many years serving in the temple.

Earl was preceded in death by his parents Lowell “The only way to take sorrow out of death is to take love out of life.” -Russell M. Nelson and Myrth, his sister and brother-in-law Myrna and Jack Nunley, and brother Lowell Ray Oldroyd. He is survived by his wife Charlene, sons Chad (Emily) of Midvale, Burt of Fountain Green, Ron (Holly) of Fountain Green, 13 grandchildren, and 5 great-grandchildren.

He was a beloved husband, father, uncle, son, and friend and will be greatly missed.

The family would like to thank the staff of the Intermountain dialysis along with doctors, and health care workers that assisted Earl.

There will be a viewing on Thursday, June 8, 2023, 6-8 PM at the LDS chapel located at 151 S 200 W Fountain Green, Utah.

Funeral services will be held Friday, June 9, 2023 at 11 AM at the LDS chapel located at 97 W 7500 S Midvale, UT. Internment will be at Fountain Green Cemetery.

There will be a viewing prior to the funeral 9:30 to 11 AM.

Life Story Info

Author

Chad & Emily Oldroyd

Post Date

Jun 07, 2023

Personal Info

Born

Moroni, Utah, United States

Died

Midvale, United States

Age

81

Gender

Male

Religion and Beliefs

Latter-day Saint
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  • 1940
  • Feb 23, 1948

    Brother Lowell Ray Oldroyd born

  • 1960
  • May 1960

    Graduated from North Sanpete High School

  • 1962

    Graduated from Snow College

  • 1965

    Joined the Utah National Guard

  • Apr 2, 1966

    Marriage

  • 1967

    Became a dad, first son born

  • 1968

    Second son born

  • 1970
  • 1972

    Third son born

  • Mar 28, 1973

    Brother Lowell Ray died

  • 1980
  • Feb 8, 1982

    Father Lowell Clinton Oldroyd died

  • 2010
  • Feb 24, 2012

    Mother Myrth Kendall Oldroyd died

  • May 6, 2016

    Sister Myrna Nunley died