Joseph Cardon, Jr., 1937 ~ 2017
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Joseph Cardon, Jr., 1937 ~ 2017
Joseph Cardon, Jr., 1937 ~ 2017
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Joseph Phillip Cardon Jr. passed away March 1, 2017 at Moab Regional Hospital.

Phil was born in Allison, Colorado, on March 17, 1937 to Joseph Phillip Cardon and Anna Marie Rothlisberger. He grew up in Durango, Colorado. He was the oldest son of eight children.

He graduated from Durango High School. He served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Kentucky and Tennessee. He attended Bakers School in Arlington, Texas.

He married Muriel Dene Mason on April 28, 1962 and they had three children. He worked in bakeries in Durango, Colorado, and Moab, Utah. He retired from the City Market Bakery in Moab after 40 years in 2003.

In Moab he was very active in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served in various callings. He and his wife served in the Monticello, Utah, Temple. He was an avid outdoorsman and loved gardening. He loved to build things and was very industrious.

He is survived by his wife, Dene of Moab; two sons, Joseph Lavar (Susie) of Oklahoma, and Phillip Lamar (Lulie) of Michigan; siblings, Anita Cardon (Edward) Simmons, Neil R. (Sandra) Cardon, Boyd Louis (Terri) Cardon, Royal Lavor (Marilyn) Cardon, Ruland Kent (Susan) Cardon; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his daughter, Janet Lynn; and his sisters, Loree Cardon (Dale) Morton, and Ellen Cardon (Lynn) Young.

Funeral services were held Monday, March 6 at 11 a.m. at the Moab LDS 400 North Chapel. A viewing was held Sunday, March 5 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Spanish Valley Mortuary, and one hour prior to the service at the church.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.SpanishValleyMortuary.com.


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