Garth Frank Noyes

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Garth F. Noyes

1929 – 2022

Payson/Escalante, Utah, – Our beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother, Garth Frank Noyes, age 93, passed away December 13, 2022, in Payson, Utah.  He was born November 29, 1929, in Victor, Utah, son of Hyrum Albert and Martha Annetta Wells Noyes.

Although he didn’t graduate from high school, he got his Master’s Degree in Psychology and went to Law School.

He served his country during the Korean war in the United States Army.

He married Connie Lorraine Worthen June 17, 1960, in the Manti LDS Temple.  She passed away May 23, 2014.  He then married Laurel Ann Robison Harrison October 29, 2016, in Provo, Utah.

Garth was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, serving as Bishop, on the High Council, as a Branch President, High Priest Group Leader, as well as many other callings.  He served two missions, one in France and one in North Carolina.

He was active in politics and served as President of the Escalante Chapter of the Sons of the Utah Pioneers. He was also the Justice of the Peace in Ticaboo, Utah for many years.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, being with his family, helping others and doing missionary work.

Garth is survived by his wife, Laurel, of Payson; children: LaMiya Morrill of Hanksville; Nephi (Heidi) Noyes of Blanding; NaTani (Alan) Taylor of Curtis, Nebraska; Utahna (Jon) Green of Waxahachie, Texas; Helaman (Stacy) Noyes of Trinity, Texas; 18 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; step-children: Shanna (Regan) Burningham of Wellsville; Kevin (Angela) Harrison of Lehi; Stephen (Lark) Harrison  Spanish Fork; Monica (John) Fairey of Vernal; Marianne (Nathan) Allred of Payson; Brian (Janet) Harrison of West Valley City; Brad (Becky) Harrison of Rigby, Idaho; 30 step-grandchildren; 4 step-great-grandchildren; siblings: Lawanii White of Cottonwood, Arizona; Melissa Formo of Mammoth, Arizona; Nathan (Lorraine) Noyes of West Valley City; Laura John of Springville; Ronney Noyes of Orem; and Toinette Thomas of Gray Court, South Carolina.

He is preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Connie; three siblings: Wells Noyes, Charlie Noyes and Bonnie Noyes.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, December 29, 2022, at 1:00 P.M. in the Escalante LDS Stake Center, where friends may call for viewing Thursday morning from 11:00 to 12:30 prior to the services.

Burial with military honors accorded by the Escalante American Legion Post #0114 and the Utah Honor Guard will be in the Escalante Cemetery under the care of the Springer Turner Funeral Home of Richfield and Salina, Utah.

Live   streaming of the services can be found at: under Garth’s obituary about 15 minutes prior to starting time.

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Chris Baird
Chris Baird
Chris is a family man with a beautiful wife and four kids. Three Girls, One Boy. He enjoys playing basketball, being outdoors, and the old normal.
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