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Lyle Norman “Bud” Critchlow

Lyle Norman “Bud” Critchlow

1928 – 2021

Lyle Norman “Bud” Critchlow passed away on October 31, 2021. He was born on May 19, 1928 to Lucian Vest Critchlow and Erma Jane Stratton Critchlow in Ogden, Utah.  He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and great-great grandfather.  

He married Martha Ann Clark on September 1, 1949. They were sealed for all eternity in the Salt Lake Temple on April 5, 2019. They are the parents of one girl and eight boys:  Becci (John) Goodman, Norman, Nolan (Lisa), Ned (Sandy), Neil (Diane), Norris, Neldon (Teri), Nathan (Teddie), and Nyle (Jennifer) Their posterity also includes 38 grandchildren, 71 great grandchildren and 20 great-great grandchildren.

Bud was a horseman his whole life. He enjoyed raising, riding, and racing horses. He was involved in both adult and youth riding clubs in Tooele and Grantsville for many years. He thoroughly enjoyed chariot racing with his sons, extended family, and friends. He was an excellent mechanic who used his skills as he worked hard to provide for his family. His home was always open, and those who came were treated like family.

Bud was preceded in death by his wife, Martha; parents; siblings Allen,  Darrell, Les, Virginia, Betty; in-laws, Wilford and Ivy Clark; daughter, Becci; son, Norman; daughter-in-law, Lisa; granddaughters, Holly and Kara; great grandson, Trever; great granddaughter, Gracie; and adopted son Ed Clark.

A viewing will be held on the evening of Sunday, November 7, 2021  from 6 to 8 at the Grantsville West Stake Center, 115 East Cherry Street. Funeral services will be on Monday, November 8, 2021 at 11:00 at the same location, with a viewing prior to the service from 9:30-10:30. Burial will be in the Grantsville City Cemetery.

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