Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

December 13, 2012
Raymond DeMont (Bud) Van Noy

Obit Raymond Van NoyWWII Veteran

Raymond DeMont (Bud) Van Noy passed away Dec. 7 in Salt Lake City at the age of 86. Born in Thayne, Wyo., he was the third child of Abrum LeGrant Van Noy and Elva Coy. The family moved to Grantsville in 1942 where Bud attended school and excelled in the sports of football and basketball for Grantsville High School. During WWII, Bud enlisted in the Navy and served in the South Pacific. After returning home from the service, he attended the University of Utah and later married Margaret Judd on June 11, 1948, in the Salt Lake Temple. Bud and Margaret are the parents of four children: Margaret, Bill Ray, Robyn and David. Bud worked at the Tooele Army Depot and at the time of his retirement in 1985 he was chief of quality control. While employed, he received numerous honors for his work. Bud had a sincere passion for excellence in all that he did. Building homes in both Utah and Washington of beauty and durability for his family became an area where this passion for perfection served him well. He was a faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He had a testimony of the gospel which he shared with anyone who was willing to listen. He served as bishop of the Clark Ward in Grantsville for six years and established a great trust with the ward members. After retirement, Bud and Margaret moved to Washington state. In Washington, he served in various church callings including many years of service in the bishop’s storehouse where he once again made long and lasting friendships. Bud is survived by his daughters Margaret Van Noy and Robyn (Loren) Barber and seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his sisters Shirley Worthington, Donna (Stan) Ward and brother Bill Van Noy. Bud was preceded in death by his wife Margaret, his sons Bill Ray and David, and his sisters Beulah Anderson and Betty Horner and brother Virl Van Noy. Services will be held Dec. 15 at the Grantsville Stake Center, 550 E. Durfee St. There will be a viewing at 10 a.m. followed by the service at 11 a.m. Burial will be at the Grantsville City Cemetery next to his beloved wife, Margaret. Services entrusted with Didericksen Memorial, 277-0050.

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