March 16, 1956 – April 30, 2019
Jay D. Knowlden, 63, of Ogden Utah passed away the morning of April 30, 2019, surrounded by family. He was our beloved Husband, Father, Grandfather, Son, Brother, and Uncle.
Born March 16, 1956 in Sasabo, Japan where his father was stationed. He grew up traveling about the country until his father was retired from the United States Air Force, they then moved to Riverdale Utah. He attended schools in Weber County. He joined the United States Marine Corps in 1973, serving for 4 years. He worked various jobs. He worked as Manager at the Marion Hotel in Ogden, Utah until retiring in 2016 due to C.O. P. D. He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
He is survived by his wife Susannah, and his children Delanie F. Daughery, Jack D. Knowlden, K.C. May (Travis Naylor), Brandon K. Knowlden, Sariah Kenley, Jessie Knowlden, and Annika (Grant) Holbrook all of Ogden, Utah and James Earl Knowlden and Christina Knowlden of Kennewick, Washington as well as his two step-daughters, Melissa Duce and Christine Olsen both of Nibley, Utah. He is also survived by 26 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Also survived by his Mother Lucille L. Knowlden of Riverdale,Utah and his siblings Jeanette Arbogast in Clinton, Kathleen (Ronald) Smith in Hooper, Dan E. (Pat) Knowlden in Springfield, Utah, Diane Knowlden in Washington Terrace, Emma Jane (Scott) Berry in Ogden, Faith K. (Holly) Ball in North Ogden, Rebecca Ann (Essy) Rahimzadegan in North Ogden, and Christopher (Heather) Knowlden in Harrisville, Utah. He was preceded in death by his father Jack D. Knowlden, brother Dennis Raymond Knowlden.
A viewing will be held at Myers Mortuary, 845 Washington Blvd. from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, May 3, 2019. Graveside Services will be held at the Tooele City Cemetery on Saturday, May 4th at 11 a.m.
The family wishes to thank Dr. Holland, nurse Nichole, and aide Darby, as well as Comfort Worx Hospice for their tender, and loving service to Jay over the years. And thank you to all those who have sent, and messaged their deep heartfelt condolences at the trying time. We love you all.