Roger Gordon Bringhurst


Roger Gordon Bringhurst, age 71, passed away on September 4, 2017 in New Harmony, Utah. He was born on March 25, 1946 in Cedar City, Utah to Gordon Henry and Iva Dalley Bringhurst.

Roger was raised in Cedar City. He enjoyed the hills of Southern Utah, fishing, hunting, and golf. He graduated from Cedar High School and SUU (Southern Utah University), receiving a Bachelor’s Degree. He served in the military. He worked as a telephone engineer. Roger married Kerrie Thorley and helped raise four children.

A cowboy at heart, rough around the edges with a heart of gold. This man will be missed beyond measure. A man of many talents, keeper of the bees, the best apple juice maker, favorite fishing buddy, dear friend, husband, father, and proud grandpa. Until we meet again, love without end.

“Go rest high on that mountain Son, your work on earth is done. Go to heaven a shoutin’ Love for the Father and the son.”-Vince Gill

Roger is survived by his wife, Kerrie Bringhurst; his children: Eric Douglas (Melissa) Bringhurst, Steffon Thorley (Erin) Bringhurst, Alysa Thorley (Paul) Claverie and Lindsay Ann Bringhurst; his 9 grandchildren; his siblings: Kathy (Ken) Sperry, Joyce (Jim) Case, Kent Bringhurst and Elaine (Ken, deceased) Barney. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services were held at 12 p.m. on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at the New Harmony LDS Chapel (12 South Main, New Harmony UT). A viewing was held prior on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at the church. Interment will be in the New Harmony Cemetery under the direction of Southern Utah Mortuary. Online condolences can be sent to www.sumortuary.com

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