Glen Robert “Bob” Backus, 86, of Riverton Utah, died June 20, 2020 from Leukemia.
He was born on June 17, 1934 to Glen William and Beatrice Backus in Salt Lake City, Utah. He married Beth Faucett on September 5, 1958 in the Salt Lake Temple.
Bob was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints where he served as a bishop and a temple worker. He was an Air Force veteran and worked for the Air Force as a civilian until his retirement. He enjoyed spending time with family, traveling, fishing, spending time in the temple, watching sports, and having the best-looking yard in the neighborhood.
Bob is survived by his wife, Beth, son Lee (Michelle), daughter Lori Clawson (Terry), daughter Kris Andersen (Donnie), twelve grandchildren, thirteen great grandchildren, and brother Lyn Potter (Teresa). He is preceded in death by his parents and his brother Tom.
Graveside Services will be held on Thursday, June 25, 2020 at 10:00 am at Valley View Cemetery at 4335 W 4100 S in West Valley, Utah.