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Robert McInelly

November 18, 1934 — July 8, 2023

Henrieville, Utah

Robert McInelly
Henrieville, Utah

    Robert Deleno McInelly, 89, of Henrieville, passed away on July 8, 2023 in Mesa, AZ.  He was born November 18, 1934 in Escalante to Lester and Golda Woolsey McInelly.  He married Gwen Petersen on September 1, 1953 in Kamas. The marriage was solemnized in the Los Angeles Temple on October 1, 1968.  Gwen preceded him in death on December 23, 2020.
    Robert served our country for 10 years in the United States Air Force. He went on to serve the city of Palm Springs, CA as a fire fighter for 25 years. He earn the BSA Order of the Arrow and received the Silver Beaver Award — the highest honor given by the BSA for years of service. His whole life was one of service: first to God; in bishoprics; as a Scout Master; teacher; to his family who never went without; and to his employers who could call and he would go.
    Robert is survived by his children: Donna (David) Rush, Mesa, AZ; and Robert (Julie) McInelly, Middleton, ID; 7 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren; sisters: Edith Barker, Ramona Copfer, Caren (Therriel) Tucker.
    He is also preceded in death by his parents; brother, Verl (Marian) McInelly; sisters: LaRona (Delano) Callahan; MonaRae (Clarence) Twitchell.
    Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 22, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. in the Henrieville Ward Chapel, where friends may call from 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Burial will be in the Henrieville Cemetery with military honors by the Bryce Valley American Legion and US Air Force Honor Guard.  Funeral Directors: Magleby Mortuary, Richfield, Salina and Manti. Online guestbook at www.maglebymortuary.com

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Saturday, July 22, 2023

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Saturday, July 22, 2023

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