It is with joy that we celebrate the life of Richard “Scott” Buresh who passed away August, 22, 2023 at Provo Regional Hospital from illness and heart failure. Scott won Cindy Peters’ heart at a dance and came courting! They were married and sealed for time and eternity, April 21, 2005 in the Jordan River Temple.

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“Scott” was born in Cedar Rapids, IA to Judy Matthews (Carr) and Richard Edwin Buresh on January 30, 1962.

He had a deep love for God and was a worthy Melchizedek Priesthood holder in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He was always a fiercely loyal friend and had a deep love for his family. His greatest joy came from being Cindy’s husband and Mike, Levi and Annie’s dad.

Scott was truly adventurous! An outdoor guy, he loved to do the unusual. In High School he was called “Jeremiah Johnson” because you could frequently find him fishing, hunting and/or trapping. His love for “talking religion” and “politics” at times drove everyone “a little crazy”!

He found hours of peace working in his massive backyard garden. Who else enthusiastically plants 20+ varieties of tomatoes and other mysterious vegetables (not “weed”! - shame on you for thinking that!) Rock-hunting and polishing were some of his passions. Scott loved cats! It is impossible to count the number of cats he owned over the years.

A connoisseur of meats (including “road kill”) he loved cooking and leaving the kitchen “wiped- out” for someone else to clean. He made the best fried potato stir fry you ever tasted!

We will miss his laugh, and fun, outgoing, fearless, joyful, full of life personality. Oh… and he was also proud of his hair, and height of 6’ 3” or 6’ 4” in his boots!

Scott is survived by his wife Cindy Buresh, their children: Richard “Levi” Buresh, Crystal Annistin “Annie" Buresh and Michael Scott Buresh (Kiley). Grandchildren; Edwin, Samantha, Matthew and Madison Buresh. He is also survived by his mother Judy Car, brother Randy (Rachel) Buresh, Barbie Hammons (sister), Chris (Juliette) Eichner (brother), a large group of extended family and friends.

Heaven is brighter today as we know he is making new stories to tell, as we also make new stories here to share on that glorious day when we are together again. We love and miss you Scott.

Viewing 10:00 am - 10:45 am followed by a Funeral Service at 11:00 am, Saturday, August 26, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints River Ridge 3rd Ward, 1244 West Chavez Drive, South Jordan, UT 84095.

Those unable to attend in person may join the Zoom Meeting: https://zoom.us/j/93324650963?pwd=WXVEd2h4UUdaYkxsZDFyb01jcFhHZz09 (https:// zoom.us/j/93324650963?pwd=WXVEd2h4UUdaYkxsZDFyb01jcFhHZz09)

Meeting ID: 933 2465 0963. Passcode: 506616

Services

Viewing

Saturday, Aug. 26, 2023 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints River Ridge 3rd Ward
1244 West Chavez Drive
South Jordan, UT 84095

Funeral Service

Saturday, Aug. 26, 2023 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints River Ridge 3rd Ward
1244 West Chavez Drive
South Jordan, UT 84095

Services Handled By

Jenkins Soffe Funeral Home - South Jordan
1007 Jordan River Parkway Trail
Riverton, UT

Life Story Info

Post Date

Aug 25, 2023

Personal Info

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61
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Cindy,

Elizabeth and I just heard about Scott’s passing. We have thought fondly of you 2 over the years and are saddened by his passing. We hope and pray you and the kids are strengthened by knowledge of the love of friends and family as well as by your and Scott’s strong faith. We wish you peace.

Love,

The Becks

Charles and Elizabeth Beck Sep 07, 2023

Cindy,

Elizabeth and I just heard about Scott’s passing. We have thought fondly of you 2 over the years and are saddened by his passing. We hope and pray you and the kids are strengthened by knowledge of the love of friends and family as well as by your and Scott’s strong faith. We wish you peace.

Love,

The Becks

Charles and Elizabeth Beck Sep 07, 2023

Cindy,

Elizabeth and I just heard about Scott’s passing. We have thought fondly of you 2 over the years and are saddened by his passing. We hope and pray you and the kids are strengthened by knowledge of the love of friends and family as well as by your and Scott’s strong faith. We wish you peace.

Love,

The Becks

Charles and Elizabeth Beck Sep 07, 2023

Cindy,

Elizabeth and I just heard about Scott’s passing. We have thought fondly of you 2 over the years and are saddened by his passing. We hope and pray you and the kids are strengthened by knowledge of the love of friends and family as well as by your and Scott’s strong faith. We wish you peace.

Love,

The Becks

Charles and Elizabeth Beck Sep 07, 2023

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