Larry Gene Clubb was born Aug. 27, 1941, in Wayne County, Missouri, to Henry Dee Clubb and Lorene Loretta Vavak. He was the second of five children. He passed away peacefully May 12, 2019, in St. George, Utah. He married Audean Ethel Couey on June 17, 1972, in Mesa, Colorado.
Larry was a truck driver for most of his career and worked with most of the trucking companies in the St. George area. He helped with the building Interstate 15 through the Virgin River Gorge. Larry and Audean lived in a variety of places, including Colorado, Wyoming and Utah. They lived in St. George while the I-15 was being built. Larry and Audean settled permanently in Washington, Utah, in 1980.
Audean was born on Feb. 3, 1942, to Laura Helen Gant and Jessie Wilbur Couey in Silt, Colorado. She was active in the Washington City Chamber of Commerce, Washington City Cotton Days and many other community activities. She was recognized as Outstanding Female Citizen by the Washington City Chamber of Commerce for 1990-91.
Larry was also active in community events and was recognized as the honorary leader of Public Power Week, 2008, by Washington City.
Audean passed away on June 23, 2017, at her home in Washington City, Utah.
Larry and Audean are survived by their daughter Kathleen Laura Haile; 10 grandchildren: Alma, Ruby, Roberto, Zachary, Shelby Paige, Andrew, Samantha, Jenica, Leah and Parker; and nine great-grandchildren: Celayda, Brennan, Iris, Channing, Kaylynn, Rudy, Raegynn, Isabella and Bailee.
Larry is also survived by his siblings Gary Vavak, Mary Powell, Jerry Clubb and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife; his granddaughter Josslyn Clubb; and his sister Terri Clubb.
Audean was preceded in death by her parents, Jessie Wilber Couey and Laura Ragsdale (known as Grandma Great to all those who knew her); and her sister Peggy Kapau.
A private, family gathering will be held at a later date. The family wishes to thank Alpha Home Health, Bella Terra and all of his coffee buddies at First Stop and Bishop’s.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Metcalf Mortuary, 435-673-4221.
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