Cedar City High School Class of 1960 Blog

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This is a compilation of Class Photos, life stories, biographies, and Current Photos of our classmates. We would like to have information that you are willing to share about yourself, your accomplishments, and meaningful events in your life since graduation from high school. Please help us by providing information about you (or others for that matter), which might be interesting to know, especially things funny or unique.

We encourage you to update your biography by clicking on the ‘comments section ’ and let us know what you have been doing, places you have gone, and anything that likely be of interest to your other classmates. Also, include a current picture of yourself if you can. The information and picture will be moved from there to the “Biographies” section.

The list is in alphabetical order by FIRST name, not last.

Photos & Family Info Biography
Spouse:  ?  Hammon  (deceased)
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Residence:  Colorado City, AZ
Spouse:  Don Riding
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Residence:  Lehi, UT
Spouse:  Carl Yardley
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Residence:  Cedar City, UT
Elwood Harris
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Eva Moore
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The first few years after graduating from high school were trying years.  Eventually, however, things took on a different path and in due course I settled in a demanding but rewarding career as Project Director for the Hilton Hotels Corporation. I cannot claim to be a world traveler but I can say that I have spent months at a time overseeing the construction of hotels in the major cities of several States: Nebraska, Florida, New Jersey, New York, Minnesota, California, Illinois, Nevada, Virginia, Massachusetts, Maryland, and Washington DC.
I am now retired and live in Wayland, a rural area of Western New York, 90 miles southeast of Buffalo.  My hobbies are as they were when I was younger, hunting, fishing and wood working, with the odd construction project now and again.  I am married to a lovely lady named Claudette.  We have three children and seven grandchildren.
I have returned to Cedar City on a few occasions.  It has changed greatly in the intervening years.  But then so have I.
Spouse: Claudette
Children:  Three
Grandchildren:  Seven
Residence:  Wayland, New York
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Residence:  Ogden, UT
I am guessing the reality of 50 year reunion took us all by surprise.  Where did the years go???  I thought of you, class of 60, and felt gratitude to have been a part of such an outstanding class.I am glad for this assignment; it brought to my mind the many wonderful memories and feelings from my classmates of Cedar High to the present.My life has been centered around my family.
I met my husband, Tom, at the University of Utah. We have seven wonderful children and seven equally wonderful in-law-children.  We, also, have 17 1/2 perfect grandchildren.  They are the loves of our life.  Our oldest grand daughter is in her third year at the BYU and our oldest grandson is on a Mission. It seems like yesterday that our children were where our grandchildren are now.  Wow!
We raised our family in Southern California, moving between several cities in the area as Tom promoted to Vice President of Southern Cal. Edison International.  Tom, also, served on three boards which gave us many opportunities.I enjoyed community service, PTA, and was politically active.  I served in many positions in the Republian Party and organized Constitutional study groups.I had a wonderful opportunity to serve as a board member for the Ventura County Symphony. It merged with Thousand Oaks orchestra at the completion of the beautiful Thousand Oaks performing arts theater.  Our syphony attracted retired musicians from the Hollywood movie industry which created a magneficant orchestra and drew world class solo performers.

My daughter-in-law, Sharon, and I worked with ADD and ADHD children for about eight years.  It was gratifying to see their lives change.  Our clientele eventually lead to serving as many adults as children.

Lastly, but most important, has been my service in the church.  I value our families activity and involvement in the Church most of all.  Tom and I were able to fulfill a life long dream and serve a Sr. Couple Mission.  We were called to the Novosibirsk Mission in Siberia, Russia.  It was a very spriitual experience.

We retired in Rigby, Idaho living near the fabulous BYU-I where I have enjoyed taking classes most semesters.  We spend our summers on the ranch and are grateful to spend that time in beautiful Southern Utah.

All in all, the journey has been worth it —I know all of us wouldn’t have missed it for the world.  I have had a great life. Thanks for being who you are and your influence for good.

Spouse:  Tom Bryson
Children:  Seven
Grandchildren: 18
Residence:  Rigby, ID
Spouse:  Chuck Corder
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Residence:  St. George, UT
After High School, I moved to Calif.  I worked in banking and married Johnnie Mitchell in 1964. We had our son Scott there before moving to Phoenix in 1968. I continued working in banking during these years with a few interruptions.  My daughter Stacie was born in 1970, making our family complete.  Johnnie and I divorced in 1979 and after a few years, I changed jobs (Arizona Auto Club) and moved to Tucson. I met Bob McCall (through my sister Sandra and Bob’s brother Otis. We got married in  Hawaii in 1987.  (The third time is definitely the charm.) We bought property on Cedar Mountain in 1990, built a cabin when Bob retired  (1997/1998), and made a lot of great memories with family and friends. We decided we wanted a change, so we sold our mountain property, bought a fifth wheel trailer and became summer nomads in 2006, making more great memories.  We have 20 combined grandchildren (I have 6), and Bob has 2 great grandchildren. We bought a home in Pahrump, NV last year where we are currently living.  See you at the reunion.
Spouse: Robert  (Bob) McCall
Children:  Two
Grandchildren: Twenty
Residence: Pahrump, NV

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Spouse:  George Error
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Residence:  Pueblo, Colorado
Spouse:  Carma
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Residence:  Enoch, UT
Spouse:  Nancy
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Residence:  Arlington, WA
Spouse:  Everett Phister
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Residence:  St. George, Ut

Gordan Bullock

In 1968 Gordon Bullock was leading a group of four soldiers from the U.S. Army’s 25th Infantry Division on a search and destroy mission in a small village outside of Saigon.  Viet Cong snipers, buoyed by the bloody and deadly Tet Offensive that had begun in January, ambushed Bullock’s group, killing one soldier and sending a bullet tearing through Bullock’s left shoulder.  The bullet missed his vital organs, but the concussion blew a hole in his lung.  Blood rushed into his lung and started pouring out his mouth and nose.   “I thought I had two seconds to live,” recalled Bullock, who still has problems with his shoulder.  “The sudden shock of the bulletin knocked me down like I had been hit by a 500 pound sledge hammer.”  A medic was there within seconds.   He drug me out of the line of fire and put me in a wash.  He tried to get an IV (intervenes) into me and stop the bleeding.  Although he carried the scars from the wound all these years, it wasn’t until recently he received his Purple Heart for being wounded in action (about 36 years afterward). Chris Holm, a friend and former co-worker, began the effort to get Bullock the prestigious award (created by General George Washington in 1782) while on a trip to Washington.“He’s always been like a hero to me,” Gloria, his wife, says.  “He’s a good guy, nice to everyone.”   Looking back she recalls, the emotions of a newlywed whose husband was taken from the safety of the family home and placed in harm’s way in a far-off jungle war.  “It was scary,” she said.  “We knew he would be going to Viet Nam.”   Her husband was 45 days into his tour of duty when he was wounded.   He spent 10 days in a field hospital in Viet Nam. Then he was transferred to a U. S. Military hospital in Japan.  “I was just glad to hear from him that he was OK,” she said.  Despite years of chronic pain Bullock didn’t complain.  “I always considered myself lucky because I got to come home,” he said.  “Too many of them didn’t.”
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Residence:  Cedar City, UT
Ila Nelson
Spouse:  Bob Slack
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Residence:  Washington, UT
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Residence:  Cumberland, RI
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