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Obituary: Russell Acton, Provo, Utah


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Provo, Utah

Russell Urban Acton, 86, of Provo, Utah, formerly of Columbus, died Wednesday, Sept, 25, 2013 in Provo.

Survivors include, Beverly O'Dell, Brian (Penny) Acton, Gregory (Leah) Acton, Russell Scott (Cheryl) Acton, and Allison (Todd) Wilson; 18 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a sister, Wilma “Billie” Acton.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Lee Birchfield Acton; and an infant daughter, Hope.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the LDS church in American Fork, Utah. Calling will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Anderson & Sons Mortuary,  Burial will follow in the American Fork Cemetery.

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