Leland W. Willson, age 78, our beloved dad, grandpa, great grandpa, brother and friend returned to his heavenly home on January 15, 2021. He was born to Myron and Ada Willson on September 12, 1942 in Price, Utah.
He married Louise Golding on September 15, 1962. They were sealed in the Manti Temple on May 21, 2016.
Dad always had a horse because he felt life was not worth living without one. He worked in the coal mines in Utah and Colorado. He always would lighten the mood with his prankster attitude. He loved his family and it showed by the way he took care of our mom the last few years of her life. He took extra pride with his grandkids and great grandkids.
Leland is survived by children Lisa (Lane) Pilling, Kirk (Dana) Willson, Toni (Craig) Trolin, Tina (Dwayne) Larsen and Matthew (Jeanie) Willson; 22 grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren; brother Ellis and sisters Lana (Ray) and Aurelia. He was preceded in death by parents; wife Louise; brothers Lewie (Bonnie) and Pat (Kay); sister Polley; brother-in-law Alan and sister-in-law LouJean.
The funeral service for Leland will be held on Monday, February 8th, 2021 at the Wellington City Stake Center at 935 East Main St, Wellington, UT at 12:00 p.m. A viewing will take place at the Wellington City Stake Center on Sunday, February 7th, 2021 from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. and February 8th one hour prior to the service.
Live stream of the funeral will be available at the following link: http://mywebcast.churchofjesuschrist.org/wellingtonutahstake
Family and friends may sign the online guestbook and share memories of Leland at www.fausettmortuary.com.
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