Floyd Harold Brazell

September 1, 1936 — June 14, 2015

Floyd Harold Brazell

Floyd Harold Brazell 09/01/1936 ~ 6/14/2015 Surrounded by his loving children and grandchildren, our beloved and amazing father went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, June 14, 2015. Harold "Floyd" Brazell was born in Rawlings, Wyoming on September 1, 1936 to William Alfred Brazell and Ethel Lucille Hutchison. He graduated from West High School, Class of 1955, and attended the University of Utah. Floyd married Jean Virginia Gittins on August 7, 1956 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Together they raised ten children, Debbie, Donna, Kim, Shelly, Wendy, Lorrie, Holly, Darren, Jody, and Rachel Ann. His children and his three brothers, Dale, Ray, and Vern survive him. His parents, five sisters, Alice, Helen, Eileen, Doris, and Jane, and two grandsons, Brett Cartwright and Jarrod Clausen, one great granddaughter, Yuki Hunter, preceded him in death. He was a man of integrity and told his children "If you can't say anything nice, don't say anything at all." He always lived by the "It Taint Serious" motto and his positive attitude and wisdom were a great example to all who knew him. His home was always as open as his heart. He enjoyed being around his family and friends, especially when camping, boating, and fishing. Floyd loved to waterski and was very patient while teaching his children and grandchildren to waterski and fish. He was a very talented artist. He created many beautiful drawings and paintings. As the youngest of nine children, he loved to share stories about growing up in Wyoming, and tales of his older brothers and sister's outrageous adventures. His ambitions to operate his own business lead him to create "Fire Diamond," a family run business that was the first corporation to produce 3-D holographic images on glass. Floyd was a man of many business talents. He worked for Western Airlines, Hercules, and E-Systems Montec Division. Floyd was a Procurement Analyst for Westinghouse / Northrup Grumman where he managed multi-million dollar contracts. He retired from Westinghouse / Northrup Grumman in 2003. His children, 39 grandchildren, and many great grandchildren deeply love him and in honor of Floyd, his grandsons' formed an adult softball team named, "Floyd's Boys." Funeral services Saturday, June 20, 2015 at 11:00 a.m., at Mountain View Memorial 3115 E. 7800 S. Family and friends may call one hour prior to the services. Please share your memories and condolences at: serenicare.com
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