Brent Clarence Aston born on March 14, 1949 in Salt Lake City, Utah passed away at home on November 26, 2023. Brent was the son of Harry Clarence and Millie Eliza Aston. He married Christine (Chris) Margetts on February 1, 1979 in the Salt Lake City Temple. Brent and Chris have 4 sons: Nathan (Tiffany) - St. George, UT, Aaron (Elizabeth) - Kaysville, UT, Spencer (Melissa)- Farmington, UT, and Ben (Carly) - Lehi, UT. Brent and Chris have lived in Farmington for 32 years and have enjoyed great neighbors and friends.
Brent went to Forest Elementary, Irving Jr High and graduated from South High School. He served a proselyting mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the New York Cumorah Mission. After graduating from pharmacy school at the University of Utah he worked as a pharmacist for Dan’s for about 34yrs.
He had many hobbies including beekeeping, raising chickens, fishing, hiking, camping, lapidary and silversmithing, gardening and playing his banjo. He loved old black and white movies including the old comedies of Laurel and Hardy and the Marx Brothers. He also made his own bread using honey from his bees.
His greatest loves were his family, the gospel of Jesus Christ, anything chocolate, ice cream, and the shrimp tacos at the taco stand at Pacific Beach in San Diego.
He served in many callings in the church including serving as ward clerk for many years. He served in cub scouts, boy scouts and was a Bountiful Temple ordinance worker with Chris. He also served at the Davis County Jail for the 22nd Branch with Chris helping inmates do indexing for the churches FamilySearch program.
Brent was a very kind quiet man with a strong sense of duty in fulfilling assignments and callings. Brent had a wonderful sense of humor and made his wife Chris laugh from when they first met until a few days before he passed away.
Brent is survived by his wife, 4 sons, and 11 grandchildren. His brother and his wife Larry and Virginia Aston, sister-in-law Liz Green, brother and sister-in-law Bert and Linda Margetts
The family would like to thank the staff at Huntsman Cancer Institute for their kindness and efforts during the past 3 1/2 years.
A viewing will be held at Russon Brothers Mortuary, 1941 N Main St, Farmington, UT. Viewing times will be Thursday, November 30, 6pm - 8pm. Funeral services will be held on December 1 at the Farmington Rock Chapel, 272 N Main St, Farmington, UT. A viewing will be held before the services from 9:30am - 10:30am with the funeral services beginning at 11:00am. Interment will be at the Farmington City Cemetery.
The service will be streamed live on Russon Mortuary & Crematory Facebook page and on this obituary page. The live stream will begin 10 to 15 minutes prior to the service and will be posted below.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests a donation to the Humanitarian Fund of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints or another charity of your choice.