Brent Hamblin Obituary

Brent "Bubba" Hamblin

July 24, 1951 - November 11, 2017
Born in Ogden, Utah
Resided in Marriott-Slaterville, Utah
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Brent Hamblin
July 24, 1951 ~ November 11, 2017
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Brent "Bubba" Hamblin passed peacefully on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at home in Marriott-Slaterville. He was born the 6th of 12 children to Jay and Dorothy Hamblin on July 24,1951 in Ogden, Utah. He was born with fireworks and died with flags.

He attended Ogden City Schools graduating from Ben Lomond High School in 1969. He played baseball with his brothers and neighborhood kids and roamed the foothills above 9th Street. He was proud of his Hamblin and pioneer heritage.

He joined the Army in October 1970, serving in Washington State and Germany during the Vietnam War, and receiving an honorable discharge in October 1973. He was very patriotic and loved his country.

He married Sharon Peterson on December 27, 1975 in Elko, NV. They have three wonderful daughters, Marnee, Shanae and Kami, and 12 grandchildren. He loved being called Papa and the kids knew who to go to for treats and trouble.

He worked for Jack B. Parsons for 27 years, drove long haul truck, and retired from Hill Air Force Base in June 2017 after 12 years of service.

After much encouragement from his daughters, he found new meaning in life when he finally let the missionaries come calling in October 2010 and was converted to the Gospel. Brent and Sharon were sealed with their girls on March 19, 2011 in the Ogden LDS Temple.

Sharon passed away on January 22, 2015. Although he missed her terribly, he found love again when he met Janet Hoth. They were sealed in the Ogden Temple on February 24, 2017, sharing a much too short 10 months together. From this union he gained 7 children and 13 grandchildren whom adored and appreciated him. Brent unconditionally loved and welcomed them with open arms.

His hobbies over the years included golf, camping, boating and fishing especially at the Gorge. He was a Nascar fan, loved to watch bull riding and weasels on ice! He loved to cheer on the grandkids in all their interests.

He loved reading and knowing more about family history. He was very proficient in the art of embarrassment- he loved to make you squirm to get a good laugh.

He is survived by his wife, Janet Hamblin, his children; Marnee (Glen) Williams, Shanae (Troy) Headley, Kami (Mark) Bingham, Brent Hoth, Margaret Brewer, Carolyn (Merrill) Bybee,
Amanda (Nate) Kjar, Maria Littlejohn, Andrew (Kaitlyn) Hoth, Cheryl Hoth, and 25 grandchildren; Colby, Lindsay, Keara, Jadyn, Tony, Tyzek, Taysen, Sialie, Braxton, Carson, Kamron, Alanie, Amary, Kaden, Abbey, Corbin, Cameron, Aspen, Alexi, Brooklin, Miles, Laini, Riley, Kaybree, and Kynlee. He is preceded in death by his parents, his wife Sharon, two sisters, a brother, and daughter Marnae.

He will be greatly missed, even his bad jokes and teasing.

Funeral Services will be held on Friday, November 17, 2017 at 11 am at the Heritage Park Ward Building, 250 N 1500 W Marriott-Slaterville. A viewing will be held from 6 to 8 pm on Thursday,
November 16, 2017, at Myers Mortuary 845 Washington Blvd. Ogden with a viewing on Friday from 9:45 to 10:45 am at the church. He will be interned at Ben Lomond Cemetery. Military Honors will be accorded.




Myers Mortuary of Ogden
845 Washington Blvd.
Ogden, UT US 84404
November 16, 2017
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
November 17, 2017
9:45 AM - 10:45 AM
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Heritage Park Ward
250 N 1500 W
Mariott-Slaterville, Utah US 84404
November 17, 2017
11:00 AM
Ben Lomond Cemetery
526 East 2850 No
North Ogden, UT US 84414
November 17, 2017