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Robert D. Child

July 10, 1949 — August 17, 2023

St. George, Utah

Robert D. Child

Robert D. Child, 74, passed away on Thursday, August 17, 2023. He was born in Afton, Wyoming to F. Doyle Child and Elaine Clark. He married Freida Brog in February 1969. 

Robert was raised in Afton, Wyoming, and graduated high school there. He attended Brigham Young University. He lived in Afton, Jackson, Evanston, Orem, and St. George. Robert was a realtor, property developer, bus driver, and eventually worked at a St. George hardware store where he loved to help and visit with customers. Robert enjoyed sports, cars, guns, music, family, and grandkids.

He is survived by his former spouse, Freida, of Draper, Utah, Mathew (spouse Jenifer) of Draper, Utah, Cody (spouse Darien), children Semry and Brierly of Midway, UT, Benjamin, children Kayli and Sofina of Lehi, UT, Melissa, children Aidan, Easton, Greyson and Bridgette of Draper, UT, and Nicklaus, son Jaxon, of St. George, UT. He is also survived by his sisters Pat Davis (spouse Tom) of Afton, WY, Betty Child of Afton, WY and Susan Child of Lake Butler, FL. Robert is preceded in death by his parents Doyle and Elaine and brother Clark.

Interment will be in the Afton, Wyoming Cemetery.

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Arrangements are made under the direction of Spilsbury Mortuary, 110 S. Bluff St., St. George, Utah, (435)673-2454.

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