Our kind and Gentle Giant, passed away unexpectedly in Yuma AZ on December 17, 2021.

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He was preceded in death by his parents Hugh and Hilda Buntine. Survived by his sister Margaret Rose Buntine, and his constant companion, Cali.

He married Cherie Quayle in 1982, they divorced in 2014. He helped raise 3 children, Kevin, Ryan and Shon Quayle, and was a Grandpa to 5 grand children and 1 great granddaughter.

He retired from Entec Inc after 35 years as a journeyman machinist.

He loved the outdoors so when he wasn’t working he loved camping, boating, working on and restoring old cars. During his journey through life he was a caretaker for those he loved and most recently his sister.

After retiring he spent summers in Utah and winters in Yuma AZ. Margaret and Cherie want to thank Rick and Julie Kump, life long devoted friends and grandson Christian, for their assistance in bringing Hugh home.

He is greatly missed and loved by all who knew him.


A graveside service will be held on Monday, January 3, 2022 at 3:00 PM at Memorial Redwood Mortuary and Cemetery 6500 South Redwood Road, West Jordan, Utah 84123. Viewing will begin at 1:30 PM prior to the service. Interment will follow at the same location. To participate in the services from your own home via live stream, please view instructions below.


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d. A box will open saying “https://zoom.us wants to open this application”. Click “open zoom”

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f. Click “Mute” in the bottom left hand corner so that your audio does not interrupt the funeral services

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c. Enter the meeting id - 8019430831

d. Select “join without video”

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f. Select “mute” in the bottom left hand corner so that your audio does not interrupt the funeral services.



Monday, Jan. 03, 2022 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Memorial Redwood Mortuary
6500 South Redwood Road
West Jordan, UT 84123

Graveside Service

Monday, Jan. 03, 2022 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Memorial Redwood Cemetery
6500 South Redwood Road
West Jordan, UT 84123

Services Handled By

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

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Dec 30, 2021

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NEXT Sharon Lynn Ramsey Sharon Lynn Ramsey


I will not find the words to describe the impact you had on my life. The things you taught me through your actions. Most of things didn't sink in right away, rather later in life when I was mature enough to understand things such as patience and respect. As I grew older I liked referring to you as my step father less and less. I felt, and feel that it diminished your role in my life, and the relationship we built as father and son. There was such a feeling of pride for me when you would introduce me to people as your son, and sometimes "This is my boy, Kevin". Even though I thought I was a man, not a boy it didn't bother me.

My favorite memory of you, and quite frankly one of the best moments of my life was one summer day in the mid or late 90's. I don't remember the date as well as I do the events of that day. I had been putting siding on the garage you were building that day. At the end of that day, when I was leaving you put your arm around my shoulder and told me that you loved me. I got in my car and drove home, crying most of the way. It meant so much to me, I will never forget it. I love you Hughie. Thank you for being such a great example. A great father to me, and grandfather to my children.

Kevin Quayle , Saratoga Springs, UT, US Jan 04, 2022

I’ll always have fond memories of you, Uncle Hughie. We love you.

Tara Match , Herriman, UT, US Jan 02, 2022


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    Taking it easy with his best friend Cali