In Memory

Michael John Bodily

 Michael John Bodily 1953-2003

From Deseret News Aug 13 2003

Michael John Bodily, age 50, was called home to his Heavenly Father on August 10, 2003 after a long hard battle with diabetes.

He was born Jan. 23, 1953 to Morton Kemp and Mary Susann Crown Bodily in Salt Lake City, UT. Michael graduated from South High School in 1971 He was an active member of the LDS Church. He served a mission for the church in Ontario, Quebec, Canada. He was employed by the LDS Church as a mechanical technician.

He married Debra Stout Jan 21, 1977 in the Salt Lake Temple. He was the father of Francine Michelle and Randall Todd Bodily.

Michael had a great love for hymns. He loved to pass the time listening to church hymns. He found much solace in them

He also loved to be around horses. He loved to ride and just be around them. He had a great sense of humor. He loved to joke and kid around with people. His love for life and his love for others will be sorely missed

He is survived by Debra and Randall; his in-laws, C.F. and Connie Stout; sisters, Susann (David) Castle, Rosemary York, Christine (Paul) Smith, and brother, Robert (Karen) Bodily.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother Walter and his beloved Francine.

Funeral services will be Thurs., Aug 14, 2003 at 11 a.m. in the Rose Park 6th Ward, 1155 N. 1200 West. (South Chapel). Friends may call Wed. 6-8 p.m. at Russon Brothers Mortuary, 255 S. 200 East, Salt Lake, and Thurs. from 10 to 10:45 a.m. at the ward. Interment, Bountiful City Cemetery. Online guest book and directional maps are available at