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Harold Race Laughter


November 27, 2019

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Harold Race Laughter

Harold Race Laughter, 91, passed away November 14, 2019. Harold was born on April 6, 1928, to Harold Leslie Laughter and Ruth Rosetta Race Laughter in Pocatello, Idaho. When his father completed his internship in Pocatello the family moved to Green River, Wyoming. He graduated from Green River High School in 1946. He graduated from the University of Nebraska in 1950 with a degree in Electrical Engineering.

He served 2 years with the United States Air Force at Ladd Airforce base in Fairbanks Alaska. Most of his career was spent as a civil servant working for the United States Air Force. He built a home and moved his family to Morgan Utah in 1965.

Harold married the love of his life, Mary Ellen Crawford, on May 24, 1952. He and his family were sealed in the Manti temple in 1968. Harold was a member of the Morgan Lions Club and loved doing things for the community with them. He served as the Morgan County Recorder for two years. He has also served in the Elders Quorum Presidency for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

Harold is survived by his wife of 67 years, Mary Ellen, children Grant (Annette) Laughter of Morgan, Scott Laughter of Washington Terrace, and Candy (David) Stevens of Hawley, Texas, 15 grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren, and 1 great, great grandchild. He is preceded in death by his parents, 5 siblings and one grandchild.

A memorial service took place on Saturday, November 23, 2019 in the Field Street Chapel, 240 South Field Street in Morgan.


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