Wesley Gregory Melkonian Razo passed away peacefully on December 3rd, 2021. He was born in Salt Lake City on July 6th 1997 to Derek D. Melkonian and Carmen R. Melkonian.

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Wesley spent his short life bravely enduring challenges in his mortal life such as epilepsy, autism, and more. Wesley touched many lives.

Wesley is survived by his 6 brothers Nick, Terrence, Robert, Matthew, Jeremey D, and Jordan as well as 2 sisters Nicole and Amanda, and many cousins, aunts, uncles, grandfather Hagop Melkonian and grandmother Victoria Razo “Nana Tita”, and his parents Derek and Carmen.

He is preceded in death by grandfather Miguel Razo, grandmother Anahid Melkonian, and baby cousin Maricela Christina Knapp.

Wesley had a pure spirit of an angel, everyone who met him felt that.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, December 13th 2021 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints on 3305 South Scottsdale Ave, West Valley, Utah starting at 11:00. Burial services will be held directly after at 12:30 as Elysian Burial Gardens on 1075 East 4580 South, Salt Lake City, Utah 84117. Reception to follow at the church.

Affordable Funerals and Cremations will be livestreaming the services for those unable to attend - information to join is below.

Joining by computer

Go to zoom.us in any internet browser

Click “Join Meeting”

Enter the meeting ID – 8012878233

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

Click “Join with Computer Audio”

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

Joining by phone or iPad

Download the Zoom app

Open the app and select “Join a Meeting”

Enter the meeting ID – 8012878233

Select “Join without Audio”

Select “Call using Internet Audio”

Select “Mute” in the bottom left hand corner so that your audio does not interrupt the funeral service


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Affordable Funerals & Cremations - Salt Lake City
4387 South 500 West
Murray, UT

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Dec 10, 2021

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I’m so sorry for your loss! Such a beautiful young man. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers. Rita Bouillon, Wesley’s former Principal.

Rita Bouillon , sandy, UT, US Dec 13, 2021

I miss Wesley so much. I'm so grateful that I was able to work with him at his school. Such a sweet young man

Jamie Murdock , Riverton , UT, US Dec 13, 2021


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    Wesley was in such a good mood this day. I greeted him and he laughed

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