Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

May 24, 2022
Donald Kidd Proctor

Obit Donald Kidd Proctor 1Donald Kidd Proctor passed away peacefully May 19, 2022, at the University of Utah Hospital. He was born March 24, 1936, in Tooele, Utah, to Max Kidd and Dorothy Mary Proctor. Donald grew up and attended schools in Tooele. He graduated from Tooele High School. He was an accomplished all-around athlete, lettering in five sports. He turned down a basketball scholarship to the University of Denver in order to attend the University of Utah on a scholastic scholarship. He finished his education and graduated from Weber State University. 

Obit Donald Kidd Proctor 2Donald served in law enforcement for 38 years. He worked for Tooele City, Utah Highway Patrol, served eight years as Tooele County Sheriff, and worked for the U.S. Marshall’s as court security. He also worked 15 years as Tooele Justice Court clerk. 

Donald attended and graduated from the FBI National Academy, Quantico, Virginia, was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, member of Benevolent Order of Elks, Grantsville Volunteer Fire Department, and the Retired Trooper Association. 

Donald married Loa Jean Williams, and on May 28, 2022, they would have celebrated 70 years of marriage. Together they raised four children Larry Kidd, Leslie Jean, Paul William, and Sara Dawn.

He is survived by his children Larry (Teresa), Leslie (Marv) Bolinder, Paul (Kathleen), and Sara (Tim) Young; 13 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren, and six great-great-grandchildren; and brothers Bruce (Jean) Proctor, and Kenneth (Peggy) Proctor. 

He was preceded in death by his wife Loa Jean; parents; sisters Shirley “Fay” Brough, Judy Houghton, and Patricia Hawkins; granddaughter Lauren Bolinder; grandson Eric Granados; numerous in-laws; and beloved dogs, Itty Bitty, and Cookie. 

Funeral service will be held Thursday, May 26, 2022, at 11:30 a.m., at Tate Mortuary, Tooele. Friends may visit 10 – 11:15 a.m. prior to the service at Tate Mortuary. Interment will be at Grantsville City Cemetery.

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