Robert Claire Bown, age 89, passed away Monday, Jan. 25, 2021 in St. George, Utah. He was born April 12. 1931 in Manti, Utah to Robert and Claire Bown.
He was in the Navy and with his first wife he had 4 children-Robert Bown, Kenton Bown, Mary Lou Bown, and Jennifer Bown.
He later met and married Ruth Marie Hunter on May 2, 1987 adding more children to his family-Toni and Kim Whitney, Kathrynn Jo Whitney, Shauna Marie (Scott) Freeman and Donnie (deceased) and Elizabeth Whitney. He had many Grandchildren and Great grandchildren whom he dearly loved.
He worked for Hayden Inc. in California for many years, after retiring he worked for Certified Injection Services. He loved his work and loved his family. Bob adored his beloved wife, Ruth, and often called her his bride. They love St. George and Bob often said, “This is our home for always. Our love for St. George has always been surrounded by wonderful friends, neighbors and family.”
Bob was a fine man and full of love and so funny with much wit about him that everyone loved. He was known for his woodworking and making beautiful clocks.
Services will be held at a later date.