Brent N. Taft
Brent N. Taft, 79, of Allons, ran into the arms of Jesus on June 8 surrounded by his family at his home. Celebration of Life were held June 18 at Agape Worship He was born Aug. 10, 1942 in Salt Lake City , Utah. He started at the age of 8 selling newspaper in Salt Lake . He served in the Utah National Guard for 6 years and went on to work at Kennecott Copper Smelter as a boilmaker welder for 33 years. He was fun , great sense of humor and a smile that would like the room. He loved history, especially World War II and talking politics. He worked hard to provide for his family,who never went without. Upon retirement in Aug. 1998 he and his wife began a new life in Tennessee, where he eventually started a new career as a deputy sheriff. He was one of the oldest graduates from the police academy at 63. He served as a deputy sheriff and an SRO.
He was preceded in death by: parents, Robert E. and Ester Marie Taft; brother, Vernon and sister in law Millie.
Surviving relatives include: wife, Vickie; children, Christin Driscoll (Allen) of St. John’s Az., Christopher Taft (Season) of Monterey, Candace Britton (John) Corydon of Indiana; 6 grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
The Family wishes to extent the gratitude to Brent and Vickie’s church family at Agape Worship Center who have given their prayers, love and support through this difficult time. A special thanks to Pastor Scott and Sabrina Sittloh, Jeremiah, Lynda and Julianna LaCoax who have become family by choice. And hospice nurses.
Hall Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.