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FARMINGTON
(801) 447-8247

SALT LAKE CITY 
(801) 328-8846

BOUNTIFUL
(801) 295-5505

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Brent C. Russon

Brent C. Russon

Funeral Director/Owner

Brent C. Russon is a resident of Bountiful. He grew up in Bountiful attending Adelaide Elementary, South Davis Jr. High and Viewmont High School. Brent lived in Australia for three years with his family, where he attended Kew High School in Melbourne, Austrailia. Brent followed the footsteps of his father Milton W. Russon who, with his brothers Leo and Dale founded Russon Brothers' Mortuaries. Brent attended the California College of Mortuary Science where he graduated valedictorian. In 1987, he served as the President of the Utah Funeral Director Association. His community service includes serving as the chairman of the Bountiful Community Council and the Viewmont Community Council. He currently serves in the Utah State Funeral Service Board. Brent has more than 40 years in funeral service and brings his experience and leadership to the Russon team. Brent married Dianne Gibb, also of Bountiful and has five children, his two sons are also funeral directors working alongside their father, uncles and cousins. Russon Brothers is truly a family business. 


Scott Russon

Scott Russon

Funeral Director/Owner

Scott has lived almost his entire life in Davis County. A proud graduate from Viewmont High, class of 1973, he then attended the University of Utah and the California College of Mortuary Science. Scott became a licensed Funeral Director in 1979 and has been with Russon Brothers ever since. Past president of the Centerville-Utah Rotary Club, and Utah Funeral Directors Association, Scott loves to be involved in the community, with his family and his church activities, including the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. Being there for a grieving family in their hour of need is felt to be a calling, a passion and an honor; one that Scott and all the staff at Russon Brothers embraces and works tirelessly to achieve. Thank you for the trust and confidence this community has shown to all of us at Russon Brothers Mortuary. 


Gary Russon

Gary Russon

Funeral Director/Owner

Gary is an owner of Russon Brothers Mortuaries and Crematory and is a licensed funeral director. Gary grew up in Salt Lake City, Utah but has also resided in Oakland and Anaheim California and London, England. Gary Attended the University of Utah and graduated in 1983 from Cypress College in California with his Mortuary Science Degree. His father is Dale Russon, a co-founder of Russon Brothers Mortuaries with his brothers Milt and Leo. Gary is active in his Church and community and is currently a member of the Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce, the Utah Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, and the University Of Utah Crimson Club. Gary married WenDee McDermaid and they have four children. 


Chad Russon

Chad Russon

Funeral Director/General Manager

Chad was born and raised in Bountiful Utah. He graduated from Viewmont High School in 1994. In 2000 Chad graduated from Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service in Houson Texas. Chad married Jennie DeWaal of West Bountiful in 1998, they have four children and reside in Farmington.

"I have been in the funeral business for 17 years, it is my goal to make everything as near perfect for all families as I can. That's the way I was taught." Chad Russon 


Matthew Russon

Matthew Russon

Funeral Director/Farmington Manager

Matthew was raised in Centerville Utah and graduated from Viewmont High School. He served an LDS mission to Argentina. Matthew attended BYU and Commonwealth Insitute of Funeral Service in Houston Texas, where he earned his degree in Mortuary Science in 2004. He is married to Stacy Petersen from Centerville and they have five children. He and his family currently live in Farmington.


Tyler James Russon

Tyler James Russon

Funeral Director/Owner

Tyler was born and raised in Bountiful, Utah. He graduated from Bountiful High school in 1995. He attended Weber State University where he received an associates degree. He then met and married Anne Vandegrift. They have four children; Bradley, Isabelle, Katelyn and Abigail. Tyler and his family now reside in Centerville Utah. Tyler graduated from the Cypress College Mortuary Science program. He has been an employee at Russon Brothers Mortuary since 1997. 


Todd Russon

Todd Russon

Funeral Director/Owner

Todd was born and raised in Bountiful, Ut. He graduated from Viewmont High School in 2000. He got married in 2007 to Jennfier Wilcox of Ogden. In 2008 Todd graduated from the Cypress College Mortuary Science Program in Cypress, California. They reside in Woods Cross with their two daughters, Sadie and Stella; and sons Calvin and Everett. Todd is excited to work with his Dad, Brother, and other family members in continuing the tradition at Russon Brothers Mortuary. 


Kyle Robb

Kyle Robb

Funeral Director/Bountiful Manager

Kyle was born and raised in Southwestern Colorado. He served in the California Roseville Mission, attended Ricks College, and Mt. Hood Community College in Portland, Oregon, where he earned his degree in funeral service education. After graduation, he worked in Portland, Oregon as a funeral director, until joining Russon Brothers in 2007.  Kyle, his wife, Shelby, two sons, Kaden and Bosten, and two daughters, Harper and Quincey, reside in Bountiful.


Joel Chambers

Joel Chambers

Funeral Director



Caleb Heap

Caleb Heap

Funeral Director

Caleb Heap joined Russon Mortuary in January of 2016.  He grew up in Bend, Oregon where he learned to love the outdoors; fly fishing, bird hunting, biking and snowboarding are still among his favorite things to do.  He graduated from the University of Utah in 2000 and later graduated from the Mortuary Science program at Mesa Community College.  Caleb and his beautiful wife Susan live in Salt Lake City and are the parents of four wonderful children.  Their son Davis is the oldest of the bunch and is married to the beautiful Annie (Lawrence).  Three daughters; Addi, Brynn and Leia have all, in turn, graduated from high school and are pursuing education and work in the local area.  Helping families during the difficult time of the loss of a loved one is something that Caleb is honored to be able to do.  



Shannon Warenski

Shannon Warenski

Funeral Director

Shannon Warenski joined the Russon Brothers Morutary in 2015. He is a licensed funeral director and embalmer in the State of Utah.

Shannon was born and raised in Salt Lake City, Utah, graduating from Granger High School. He later fulfilled a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to the Texas San Antonio Mission. After returning from Texas, Shannon began his career in the funeral industry in 1997. During his apprenticeship, he attended Arapahoe Community College, graduating in 2002 with a 4.0 GPA and honors. He was recognized as being one of the first students in Utah to complete his funeral education online. After graduating, Shannon was instrumental in the development of the Mortuary Science Program at Salt Lake Community College. He served as an adjunct instructor from 2006-2012, program/curriculum developer, and the first PAC Committee Chairperson for the new program. In 2014 Shannon graduated Magna Cum Laude from Utah State University with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. With his strong background in family service and 20 plus years of serving families in Salt Lake and Davis County, Shannon has developed a great relationship with the community and enjoys serving his friends and neighbors. Shannon is a member of the National Funeral Directors Association, Utah Funeral Directors Association and the Cremation Association of North America.

"For me, funeral service is a calling, and it provides me an outlet to give exceptional service at a time when it is greatly appreciated. I am honored and humbled to professionally guide families through the saddest times of their lives."


Anthony Scharrier

Anthony Scharrier

Funeral Assistant

Anthony was born and raised in Cottonwood Heights, Utah.  He studied at Dixie State University and graduated from the University of Utah in 2001 with a degree in Communications (emphasis in Public Relations).  His wife Salina, and son George, currently reside in Kaysville.  He has been active in the funeral industry for over 5 years. Anthony is proud to be a part of the Russon staff and to be able to help serve grieving families.  

J. Mike Gunderson

J. Mike Gunderson

Funeral Director

Congratulations on a wonderful career and hope for a happy retirement!  Mike provided dedicated service at Russon Mortuary for nearly 25 years.  We appreciate the hard work and care he provided for families during his time with us. 


Susan Phillips

Susan Phillips

Bountiful Office Manager

Susan was born and raised Salt Lake City, where she attended school. She has worked at Russon Brothers Mortuary since 1996 and enjoys serving families in their time of need. She resides in Woods Cross where she raised her two daughters, Katie & Amy.


Kim Tibbitts

Kim Tibbitts

Bountiful Office Manager



Barbara Whelan

Barbara Whelan

Farmington Office Manager

Barbara was born in Utah then later moved to Ohio. She came back to Utah to go to college at BYU. Barbara has 6 children and 11 grandchildren of whom she is very proud. She has worked at Russon Brothers Farmington Mortuary since it opened in 2005 and loves helping the families she works with there. Barbara currently resides in Farmington.


Lynettte Sunday

Lynettte Sunday

Farmington Office Manager



Debbie Reid

Debbie Reid

Salt Lake Office Manager



Carolyn Yenchik

Carolyn Yenchik

Salt Lake Office Manager



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