Rollin Stuart Davis, 84, passed away peacefully Nov. 25, 2015, after battling Alzheimer’s disease for many years. He was born Feb. 5, 1931, in Pleasant View, Idaho, to John Stuart and Alice Randall Davis. He married Margaret Howard, Aug. 29, 1958, in the LDS Idaho Falls Temple.
He grew up in Pleasant View, Idaho, and attended high school in Los Angeles, California. He received a B.S. in Sociology from BYU and a Master of Social Work from University of Utah. He spent most of his career as a social worker with LDS Social Services.
He served in many church callings, including bishop, stake high counselor, Mission President Buenos Aires South Mission (’90-‘93) and as executive secretary in the Mexico North Area Presidency (’95-’97). Rollin’s hobbies included horses, socializing with people, a love of the outdoors and his family.
He is survived by his wife, Margaret Howard Davis, residing in St George, Utah; children, Howard (Lynda) Davis, Payson, Utah; Stuart (Susan) Davis, Bluffdale, Utah; Rex (Danine) Davis, St. George, Utah; Hugh (Terri) Davis, Salem, Utah; Beth (Kris) Pasker, South Jordan, Utah; Stephen (Jennifer) Davis, Las Vegas, Nevada; Sam (Toni) Davis, Herriman, Utah; and Jerel Davis, St. George, Utah; 31 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
- A funeral service will be held Tuesday, Dec. 1, 12 p.m. at the Parkway 9th Ward LDS Chapel, 10206 S. 3200 West, South Jordan, Utah.
- Viewing at 10:30-11:30 a.m., Dec. 1, at the Chapel.
- Interment will be at Herriman City Cemetery.
The family extends their appreciation to Jerel (son/brother/uncle) for serving as a full-time primary caregiver the past five years, allowing Rollin to remain in his home until the time of his death.
Arrangements are made under the direction of Spilsbury Mortuary, 435-673-2454.