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John Lloyd BurgoyneMarch 31, 1929 ~ September 12, 2017 (age 88)
BURGOYNE – John Lloyd Burgoyne was born March 31, 1929, and passed away on September 12, 2017. John was raised in Kanab, Utah. In 1949, while a student at Utah Agricultural College in Logan, Utah, he married Regina Heaton – a girl from his hometown. They were the parents of three sons and three daughters, all of whom were raised in Tooele, Utah.
After college, he was commissioned as an officer in the army and served during the Korean War, stationed in Korea and other locations. He graduated from Northwestern University School of Dentistry in Chicago, and practiced for many years as a well-loved dentist in Tooele.
As a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, he held a variety of leadership positions, including serving as a Bishop of the Tooele 4th Ward. After his wife Regina died in 1987, he married Nancy Duffin, and together they completed two service missions to Laos and China, and gained a deep love for the people and cultures.
He will be remembered by all for his warmth, intelligence, wit, and dedication to his family and his faith.
He is preceded in death by his wife Regina, son Gary, daughter Wendy Roper, daughter-in-law Janice, and sister Donna Hansen. He is survived by his wife Nancy, sons Dale and Neil, daughters Heidi Weitzel and Lisa Chipman, his brother Roscoe, as well as 15 grandchildren, four great grandchildren, sons and daughters in law, and stepchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, September 16, at 11 a.m. (viewing 10 a.m.), at the Tooele 13th Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 1025 Southwest Drive, Tooele UT. Interment will be at the Tooele Cemetery.