Thomas “Tom” Henry Crowther, 80, passed away January 10, 2023 in Provo. He was born July 10, 1942 in Provo, to Israel Earl and Ruth Elizabeth Wintch Crowther. He was the 8th of 9 children. Tom grew up in Provo, Utah and was 9 years old when his father passed away.
Tom served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to the British Colombia/Alaska mission. After his mission he served in the National Guard. He received his Master’s degree from UNLV and then began a job for the state of Utah becoming a vocational rehabilitation counselor helping many people find jobs and develop new job skills.
Tom met Shirlene Davis on a blind date in high school and they married March 19 1965 in the Salt Lake Temple. They had 3 children and a beloved foster child Geraldine. They have lived in Richfield going on 50 years and have many dear friends from serving in the community Jaycees and his church service. Tom had many church callings, some of his favorites were serving in the Scouts and missionary work at the jail.
He loved being with family and friends fishing, hunting, golfing, playing horseshoes, 4-wheeling, water and snow skiing, hiking, and bowling. His hobbies included puzzles, wood working and anything to keep his hands and mind busy.
He is survived by his wife Shirlene; children: Earl (Barbara), Tamara (Brad) Hustead, Brian (Sharmi), Geraldine (Michael) Keith; 16 grandkids, 9 great-grandkids with 3 on the way; brother, Ted (Cleo); sister Lois Benedict.
Preceded in death by his parents; brothers: Jim, Richard, Glenn; sisters: Loree, Norma Jean, Dolores.
Funeral services will be held Friday, January 20, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. in the Richfield 2nd Ward Chapel. Friends may call Thursday evening from 6-7 p.m. in the Magleby Mortuary in Richfield and Friday morning at the ward chapel from 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Burial will be in the Richfield City Cemetery. Funeral Directors: Magleby Mortuary, Richfield, Salina and Manti. Online guestbook at www.maglebymortuary.com
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