Val Earl Staker, 84, passed away Sunday, May 8, 2022.
He was born December 20, 1937 in Ogden, Utah to Charles Earl and Viola Bounds Staker. He was raised and educated in Taylor, Utah.
He served in the U.S. Army Reserves for six years as a tank commander.
On August 10, 1962, Val married Linda Lee Dixon in the Logan Temple.
As a young man, Val served a mission in the Northern States. Together with Linda, they served five missions, four of them Hand Cart Historic Sites in Wyoming and one as a service mission in the Ogden West Stake.
He loved to hunt and fish. He was very artistic and enjoyed painting. The greatest times were spent with his family.
Val is survived by his wife, Linda, five children, Devin Lee (Susan) Staker, Valinda Ellen (John) Mitchell, Lance Dixon (Michelle) Staker, Carly Elizabeth Johnson (Chris Freeman), Bobbi Rachell (Rod) Flint; seventeen grandchildren, six great-grandchildren; two brothers, Max R. (Connie) Staker, Don (DeAnne) Staker, and one sister, Sharon Muirbrook. He was preceded in death by his parents and one son, Tony Val.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 14, 2022 at the Wilson 3rd Ward, 2333 South 2700 West. The family will meet with friends Friday, May 13th from 6 to 8 p.m. at Lindquist’s Roy Mortuary, 3333 West 5600 South and Saturday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the church.
Interment, West Weber Cemetery.