Bryant Miner PhD Obituary

Bryant Albert Miner PhD
Bryant Albert Miner PhD

August 9, 1934 - December 19, 2012
Born in Moroni, Sanpete, Utah
Resided in Ogden, UT
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Bryant Albert Miner PhD
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Ogden – Bryant Albert Miner, 78, passed away December 20, 2012. He was born August 9, 1934 to Caroline Eyring and Glen Bryant Miner in Moroni, Sanpete, Utah. He grew up in Logan and Riverton, working on his family dairy farm. Bryant graduated from Jordan High School in 1952. He attended the University of Utah, graduating with his PhD in Chemistry in 1965. He served in the Army from 1957 to 1959.

Bryant married Janice Mabey on June 8, 1960 in the Salt Lake Temple; they were married for twenty-six years. He later married Karen Preece Neff on July 7, 1987 in Ogden, Utah.

He was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He served an LDS Mission to Argentina. He served faithfully in his callings. He especially enjoyed being a home teacher. His greatest passion was teaching chemistry at Weber State University for 43 years. He was a master teacher.

He had a great love of birds and was a member of the Audubon Society. He loved to travel the world and visited every continent except for Antarctica. Bryant was a diehard fan of the Atlanta Braves and the Weber State Wildcats.

Bryant's greatest love was being with his family. He is survived by his wife, Karen; children, Melanie (Val) Durrant, JaNae (Jeff) Speth, David Bryant (Kerry) Miner, Heidi (Adam) Marberger, Jason Mabey (Nichol) Miner, Jared Todd (Laura) Miner, Elizabeth (Matthew) Neff-Mikolash, Kari (Shawn) Murray, Eric Morgan Neff; 27 grandchildren; also survived by his 3 sisters and 4 brothers, Carol Morgan, Rosemary Fairbourn, Edward Miner, Henry Miner, Camilla Smith, Joseph Miner and Steven Miner.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Janice, and daughter, Helen.

Funeral services will be held at 12 Noon on Thursday, December 27, 2012 at the Forest Green Ward, Weber Heights Stake Center, 1401 Country Hills Drive. A viewing will be held on Wednesday, December 26th from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Myers Ogden Mortuary, 845 Washington Blvd. and Thursday at the church from 11 to 11:45 a.m. Graveside services will be held at 4 p.m. in the So. Jordan City Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Bryant A. Miner Scholarship in Chemistry at Weber State University. A fund has been established at the Weber State Credit Union, 801-399-9728.




Myers Mortuary - Ogden
100 Monroe Blvd.
Ogden, UT US 84404
December 26, 2012
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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Forest Green Ward, Weber Heights Stake Center
1401 Country Hills Drive
Ogden, UT US
December 27, 2012
12:00 PM
So. Jordan City Cemetery
10650 South 1055 West
South Jordan, UT US
December 27, 2012
4:00 PM