Kenneth Myron Russon
1933 ~ 2017

Kenneth Myron Russon returned home to our Father in Heaven Saturday, March 25, 2017in Provo, Utah due to heart complications. Ken was born December 28, 1933 in Lehi, Utah to Joseph Reubin and Velma Ora Robinson Russon. He was the youngest of 3 children. He was raised in Lehi, Utah and was a graduate of Lehi High School. He grew up on a Dairy Farm where he learned the value of hard work and gained many skills that he used throughout his life.

Ken had several places of employment upon retiring at Southwire, where he was given the “Distinguished Service Award”.

Ken was an active member of the LDS Church. He held many positions serving as a Ward Clerk, Executive Secretary, 1st Counselor in the Bishopric, Stake Missionary, and Ward Mission Leader. He was currently serving with his wife, Shirley, a service Mission at the Bryan McKay Eddington Learning Center tutoring children.

Ken married Lu Ann Manning Oct. 9, 1953 and had 2 daughters, Kena Lu and Anette. They were later divorced. On August 12, 1983 he married Shirley Mae Robinson Anderson in American Fork, Utah. They were later sealed in the Provo Temple, July 21, 1987.

Ken was a skilled Carpenter, making beautiful pieces of furniture for family and friends. There was nothing Ken could not fix. There will be many dull lawnmower blades!

One of Ken’s greatest loves was Skyline Mountain Resort where he spent many hours improving the property and enjoying time with the family.

Ken is survived by his wife, Shirley, 3 daughters, Kena (Robert) Green, Anette (Merrill Tim) Allan, Jodi (Bradley J) Frost and one daughter in law Angie Anderson and also one son, Jeffery Wayne (Lizbeth) Anderson. As well as 26 Grandchildren and 35 great Grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents, brother Glen R. Russon and sister Maurine (Ernest George) Nichols. 2 sons, Michael Glen Anderson and Larry R. Anderson and daughters, Julie and Gina Anderson as well as one great granddaughter.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, March 30 at 11:00 a.m. at the American Fork 29th Ward, 673 East 300 North, American Fork. Family and friends may call from 6:00 to 8:00 pm on Wednesday, March 29 at the church and again on Thursday from 9:30 to 10:30 am at the church prior to services.

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