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Obituary for L. Kay Waldron

Article Date: 
1 October, 2010 - 06:00

L. Kay Waldron passed away September 24, 2010 at his home in Bella Vista Arkansas. Born August 5 1925 in Morgan, Utah to Goldie Deseret Sargent and Newell Thomas Waldron.
Raised in Morgan, Kay was active in sports, music, church and scouting, earning the rank of Eagle Scout. Kay graduated from Utah State University with a degree in Civil Engineering. He practiced as Civil PE in the states of Utah, Oregon, and Washington working several Heavy Highway and Dam projects before settling into Colorado Springs, Colorado. He was an active member of Colorado Contractors Association, serving as President 1987. He served on the board of directors for Operating Engineers Colo. local for several years. Kay was President /Owner of Adams Excavating 1978-1987.
While proud of his construction accomplishments his greatest accomplishments and rewards came as a loving Father, Grandpa, Great Grandpa, and a devoted Husband. Ask any who knew him, Kay was "Outspoken" and a true Patriot to the end, truly loved by family, friends and neighbors alike.
Kay was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints. With a long proud Pioneer Heritage he has lived and died in the Faith and passed that great Legacy along with his life stories and memories to the next generation, never to be forgotten.
Kay was preceded in death by his parents and 5 Sisters.
Kay is survived by a loving wife Anna, Bella Vista, Arkansas. Daughter- Sharon. K. Link, Riverside, Ca. Sons - Newell T. Waldron, Newbury Park, Ca, Bradley C. Waldron, Caldwell, Id, and Douglas J. Waldron, Fountain Valley, Ca. L. Kay's posterity includes 23 Grand Children and 24 Great Grand Children.
Visitation will be from 10:00 – 10:45 a.m. on Thursday, September 30, 2010 with Funeral Services at 11:00 a.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 1101 N.E. McCollum Drive, Bentonville, Arkansas with Bishop Simon Keogh officiating. Burial will be in the Bella Vista Cemetery following the service at the church. Arrangements are by the Bella Vista Funeral Home & Crematory, 2258 Forest Hills Blvd., Bella Vista, Arkansas.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to your local Veterans Organization or Charity of Donors Choice.
On-line condolences may be made at www.funeralmation.com