Friday, June 15, 2012

Royal Jay Lott ~ A Wonderful Friend

Royal Jay Lott

06/01/1939 – 06/13/2012
Jay, devoted husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother, uncle and friend, returned to his Heavenly Father on June 13, 2012 quietly at his home due to complications of cancer. He was born June 1, 1939 in Huntington, Utah to Annie Ruth Gordon and Royal John Lott. He graduated from North Sanpete High School. He married his Sweetheart, Lynda Mae Harding on July 19, 1957. They were later sealed in the Idaho Falls Temple on Oct. 29, 1966. They had 7 children and many others that called him Dad.Jay was a ‘Jay’ of all traits and a master of many. He worked in construction, building contractor, painter, was a logger for many years, and was the manager of Snow College Activity center for 27 years. Not least, but most of all, was his lifelong passion of horses, which connected him with many friends and family throughout his life. Jay loved the gospel and had a strong testimony of eternal families. He served in many callings in the church. He loved missionary work, but his favorite calling was working with the young single adults.
Jay is survived by his wife, Lynda, children Virgil (Diana), Ron (Leslie), Barbara (Travis), Mike, Judy (Daniel), Victor (Caroline), and Aaron (Kay), 22 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren, sister Lovina (Keith), brother John (Libby), and sister Kay. Preceded in death by parents, daughter Cheryl Lyn Lott Olsen (Barry), granddaughter Chaelyn Kathleen Lott, sister Ruth Lott Clement, & brother Carel Lott.
Funeral services will be held Saturday June 16, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. in the Mt. Pleasant North Stake Center (461 N 300 W). Viewing will be held Friday June 15 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. and Saturday preceding the services from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Interment in the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. Online condolences are available at

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