Our beloved father, Grandfather, Brother and Uncle, Darold P Stanworth, passed away peacefully at the age of 71 on Thursday, September 25, 2014, in Provo, Utah surrounded by family. He was the son of the late, Joseph Edward “Ted” Stanworth and the late Margaret Alberta Peterson Stanworth. Darold was born in his home in Oasis, Utah on July 8, 1943. He married Arda Meacham and they had 3 daughters.
He was a very hard worker. He worked at the hay mill and Paramount Cubing for many years. He also was a sheep herder for several years and worked as a farmer, and doing dairy work. He enjoyed spending time with his family. He loved the outdoors, camping, fishing and hunting. He taught many of his grandkids how to hunt. He also loved riding horses and joined the riding club for a period of time. Darold was a friend to everyone. Those who really knew him called him “Deard”. Darold was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
He was preceded in death by his father, mother, brothers: Karl, Keith, Melvin; and a sister: Katherine; great-grandson: Jake Ekker.
He is survived by his daughters: Julie O’Neil, Delta; Lorie (Clemente) Vazquez, Delta; Wanda (Mahlon) Twitchell, Cedar City, Utah; and sisters: Marilynn (DeLoy - deceased) Stewart, Brigham City; Margaret (Alan) Sumsion, Spanish Fork; 19 grandkids, 48 great-grandkids and 2 great-great grandkids with 2 more on the way.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, September 29, at 12:00 Noon at the Nickle Mortuary Chapel. Viewings will be held on Sunday evening, 6:00-7:00 PM, at the Nickle Mortuary; and Monday, 11:00-11:50 AM, prior to the service. Burial will be in the Oasis Cemetery.