William Garth Boswell, age 83 of Elberta, passed away October 4, 2014 in Salt Lake City, Utah. He was born May 21, 1931 in Goshen, Utah to Vonley and Gladys Okelberry Boswell. He married Mary Lee Selman February 13, 1953 and their marriage was later solemnized in the Provo LDS Temple.
He graduated from Utah State University. During the Korean War he served his country in the US Air Force as a medical supply officer. He was a pilot, cowboy, rancher and farmer. His family operation was the Okelberry Cattle Company. He was an entrepreneur developing farms and ranches. He served as President of the Goshen Irrigation company for many years. Most of all, he was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather.
He is survived by his wife, Mary, of Elberta; children, Julie (Russell) Rogers, Pam Walker, Karrie (Steve) Bateman, Mary Jane (Rick) Ashcroft, William (Sherrie) Boswell and Michelle (David) Howlett; 30 grandchildren and 37 great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, October 9th at 10:30 am at the Elberta LDS Church, 12800 West 15300 South. Friends may call at the Brown Family Mortuary, 66 South 300 East, Santaquin, Wednesday 6 to 8 pm and Thursday at the church from 9:30 to 10:15 am. Burial, Goshen Cemetery.