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Lawrence Edward Area

February 1, 1940 — January 4, 2023

St. George, Utah

Lawrence Edward Area was born on February 1, 1940, to Oscar and Gertrude Area in Santa Ana, California. After a long and adventurous life, he passed away at the age of 82 from cardiac arrest on January 4, 2023. He has been cremated in line with his wishes.

He is survived by his wonderful wife of 61 years, Sharon, and his two children, Tami and Clark.

His oldest- Tami is married to Brad and they have 4 children: Amanda (her son Cope), Allison (Husband Jake, Children Melody, Versailles, & Mateo), Brian (his wife Samantha, Children Van and Denise), and Madelyn.

Clark is married to Jennifer, and they share 4 children: Jessica (her daughter Esmee), Caitlyn (her husband Brandyn, children Charlotte and Briggs), Madison (her husband Charles, children Nahe and Clark), and Bronson.

They all mourn his passing and honor his adventurous life.

His legacy and friends will gather to celebrate him on his favorite holiday, April 1, 202,3 from 2:00 – 4:00 pm, at Spilsbury Mortuary, 110 South Bluff Street, St George, Utah.

The family invites those who knew and loved him to come remember his goofy, generous, loving and prankster ways with them. The loss of his boisterous laugh, warm bear hugs, and his unconditional love will be immensely missed, but their memory cherished for decades to come.

Friends and family that are unable to attend the services in person are welcome to attend the services virtually by clicking on the link below:

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The loss is immeasurable, but so is the love he left behind. Until we meet again in the eternities, Larry, you will be missed and loved. Forever, ever. 

Arrangements are made under the direction of Spilsbury Mortuary, 110 S Bluff Street, St. George Utah. 435-673-2454. Friends and family are invited to sign Lynn’s online guest gook at

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Lawrence Edward Area, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Celebration of Life

Saturday, April 1, 2023

2:00 - 4:00 pm (Mountain time)

Spilsbury Mortuary - St George

110 S Bluff St, St. George, UT 84770


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