Kent Edison Spencer




October 02, 2008


Kent Edison Spencer 10/18/1934 ~ 10/2/2008 Kent Edison Spencer passed away on October 2, 2008 surrounded by his family. Kent was born on October 18, 1934 in Mt. Pleasant, Utah to John Edison and Louise Matson Spencer. He attended schools in Fairview and graduated from Wasatch Academy in 1952. This good and kind man would go out of his way for anyone, even strangers - so much talent and so willing to share. It is rare to find someone so genuine. Through his constant search for knowledge, he was instrumental in keeping the flow of water to the little community where his beloved cabin is located. He leaves a multitude of friends and family who love him and will miss him dearly: Marylynn Coleman Spencer, his wife of 55 years; his brothers Joseph (Dixie) and Richard; his daughters Elizabeth Weight, Deborah Hoehne (David), Pam Spencer-Hockett (Steve) and Lynne Spencer-Smith (Greg); his grandchildren David Hoehne (Jen), Joseph Call, Aaron Hoehne (Crystol), Sarah Shafter (John), Jessica Garrett (Jerome) and Angela Jewett (Tyson); his six great-grandchildren; his special friends from his thirty-three year career with IBM, his days in the Bountiful Jaycees, and from the Islander Resort in Lake Havasu City, Arizona. He is preceded in death by his parents and sister Ann Steuer. The family expresses deep gratitude for the warm and generous care given by the staffs at Lakeview and U of U Hospitals. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m., Wed., October 8, 2008 at Russon Brothers Mortuary at 295 N. Main, Bountiful, Utah. A viewing will be held at the mortuary Tues. evening From 6 to 8 p.m. and from 9:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. prior to services. Interment at Lakeview Memorial Park, Bountiful, Utah. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Primary Children's Hospital, Salt Lake City. Online guest registry and direction map at