WEBB, Golden Edwin

WEBB, Golden Edwin
Golden Edwin Webb (1901-1967)

Golden E. Webb, 66, centennial trekker with the Sons of the Utah Pioneers, died Nov. 17 in a St. George Hospital of a heart ailment. A large man in stature as well as in spirit, he was six feet, six inches tall and weighed around 250 pounds and was a gentleman of outstanding personality and charm.

He was born June 25, 1901 in Trout Creek, Juab County, a son of Samuel Thomas and Laura Stout Webb. He married Ada Beames Sept. 19, 1920 at Hinckley, Millard County where they lived for some time. The marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake Temple.

Professionally he was a golf course technician and was superintendent of the University of Utah course prior to his retirement in 1966. He was active in the Church principally as a home missionary and temple ordinance worker.

Survivors: widow: Mrs. Gerald (Gwen) Amundsen, Riverton; Mrs. Donovan (Golda) Larson, Mrs. Bert (Ruth) O’Leary, both Granger; 26 grandchildren: 6 great-grandchildren; brothers, sisters, Thomas Keith, Warren Waldo, Calvin Dwaine, Mrs. Veda Tenizsch, all Salt Lake City: Sterling. Los Angeles; Mrs. Garda Jentzsch, Oregon; Mrs. Clearinda Annie Hawks, Seattle.

Funeral services were held Nov. 10 in the Salt Lake 19th Ward Chapel and burial was in the Valley View Cemetery.

This article originally appeared in the Jan-Feb issue of The Pioneer.
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