June 14, 1943 - June 11, 2016
Gene Richard Roskelley, 72, of Smithfield, Utah passed away peacefully in his home June 11, 2016. Gene is the son of Dr. Richard Welling & Fawn Roskelley. He was born June 14, 1943 in Fort Collins, Colorado, but spent most of his life in Cache Valley. Gene served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in the Southeast Asia mission He served in Hong Kong, Mcau, & the Phillippines. Following his mission he graduated from Utah State University. Gene taught in the Cache County School District for 30 years, including Sky View High School, North Cache & South Cache. Gene married Peggy Rentfro Roskelley of Cokeville, Wyoming in the Logan temple on June 25, 1968. Gene was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and held many callings in the church including a bishop, teacher & youth leader. He enjoyed his dogs, gardening, fishing, hunting, & camping. He was preceded in death by his his wife, Peggy Rentfro Roskelley, his daughter Angie Roskelley. parents, Dr. Richard Welling and Fawn Roskelley, & his father-in-law, Delbert Rentfro. Survivors include his mother-in-law, Bette Rentfro. Sisters, Janice Saunders & Suzanne Miller. Children & Spouses, Richard & Pam Roskelley, Juan & Colette Navarro, Nate & Rebecca Roskelley, Aaron & Nicole Eversull, Shane & Julia Roskelley, & Terilynn Roskelley. 22 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. The viewing will be held on Wed., June 15th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m at Nelson Funeral Home located at 85 South Main, Smithfield, Utah. Services will be held Thursday, June 16th 12:00 noon, at the Smithfield 11th Ward chapel located at 79 East 200 South. Viewing will be from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Interment will be in the Smithfield City cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.nelsonfuneralhome.com.
Gene Richard Roskelley, 72, of Smithfield, Utah passed away peacefully in his home June 11, 2016. Gene is the son of Dr. Richard Welling & Fawn Roskelley. He was born June 14, 1943 in Fort Collins, Colorado, but spent most of his life in... View Obituary & Service Information
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