Lawrence Dewey Excell; Obit.
Lawrence Dewey Excel I SPRINGDALE Lawrence Dewey Dewey Excell, age 86, died at his home in Springdale Feb. 28, 1985. He was born Dec. 9, 1898 in Panguitch, Utah to Henry and Elizabeth Austen Ex-cell. Ex-cell. Ex-cell. Married Patty Bolton Aug. 10, 1917 in Panguitch. She passed away in November of 1969. The Excells resided in Panguitch until 1930. They then moved to Springdale, where they have since lived. Excell was a member of the LDS Church. He was a charter member member of the Zion Canyon Lions Club, and he belonged to Dixie Elks Lodge No. 1743. He was a stone mason by trade, and worked for the National Park Service for 35 years. He retired in 1960. While working for the Park Service, he was involved in most of the stonework done in both Zin and Grand Canyon, including lodges and bridges in those parks. He also did a lot of stonework in the surrounding communities. Survivors include four sons and a daughter, Austen and Mrs. Ed. (Ve-nece) (Ve-nece) (Ve-nece) Clark, of Springdale, Mack of Henderson, Nev., Gary of Vista, Calif., Calif., and DeMont of LaVerkin; 26 grandchildren and 42 great-grandchildren; great-grandchildren; great-grandchildren; great-grandchildren; he was preceded in death by a son, Ward, and a daughter, Beverly. Beverly. Funeral services will be March 2 at 11 a.m. in the Springdale LDS Ward Chapel. Friends may call at the Hurricane Hurricane Valley Mortuary Friday from 7 to 8 p.m., and at the chapel in Springdale Saturday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Interment will be in the Panguitch City Cemetery under the direction of the Hurricane Valley Mortuary.