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Karl Roberts Asay

December 4, 1935 — October 6, 2023

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Karl Roberts Asay, beloved husband, father and grandfather left this life peacefully at home on October 6, 2023. Karl was born on December 4, 1935 in Price, Utah to Basil and Ruth Asay.

Karl enjoyed a childhood growing up with many cousins and family members. He loved to share stories of these happy times.

Karl proudly served in the United States Navy during the Korean war. Upon his return from the navy he stopped in an ice cream shop for a cool treat and met his future beautiful wife, Karen Adele Greco. They married in 1957 and had four children; Kevin (deceased), Karlene, Deanne and Brad.

Karl loved anything related to the great outdoors. Farming, camping, fishing and hunting were his favorite activities. He instilled this same sense of appreciation for nature in his children who have fond memories of camping and fishing as a family. He had an amazing mind and passion for learning, inventing, and creating. He was always in the middle of creating some project whether for utility purposes or beautiful art.

Karl is survived by his wife of 66 years, Karen Adele Greco Asay, daughters Karlene Dolbear (Tracy), Deanne Taylor (Mike), son Brad (Tanya), nine grandchildren and twenty-one great grandchildren.

The family would like to thank Aspire Home Health & Hospice for their loving care of Karl and our family.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 14, 2023, at 11:00 AM at the Farmington 14th Ward Chapel, 347 S. 200 W., Farmington, Utah.  A viewing will be held Friday, October 13 from 6:00-8:00 PM at Russon Mortuary, 1941 N. Main St. Farmington, Utah and Saturday, October 14 from 9:45-10:45 AM at the Farmington 14th Ward Chapel. Interment in the Farmington City Cemetery.

Services will be streamed live on the Russon Brothers Facebook page and on this obituary page. The live stream will begin 10-15 minutes prior to the service and will be posted below. 

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Viewing

Friday, October 13, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Mountain time)

Russon Brothers Mortuary & Crematory - Farmington

1941 N. Main St., Farmington, UT 84025

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Viewing

Saturday, October 14, 2023

9:45 - 10:45 am (Mountain time)

Farmington 14th Ward Chapel

347 S 200 W, Farmington, UT 84025

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Funeral Service

Saturday, October 14, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Mountain time)

Farmington 14th Ward Chapel

347 S 200 W, Farmington, UT 84025

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