In memory of
Vern LeLand Richins
Vern LeLand Richins 1939 ~ 2016 LeLand, 77, passed away on October 14, 2016 in Draper, Utah. He was born on July 16, 1939 in Draper, Utah to Vern J. & Wilma Richins. LeLand married Linda Asay on June 9, 1958 in the Salt Lake Temple. They celebrated their 58th wedding anniversary in June. He graduated from Jordan High School in 1957. He was an owner and operator of many gas stations in Draper and the owner of Richins Car Service for 38 years. LeLand was a faithful member of the LDS Church, serving in various callings. He served a mission with Linda in the Salt Lake South Mission for 18 months, servicing and maintaining the missionary vehicles. LeLand taught Hunter Safety Education in Draper City for 19 years. He was the President of the Draper Lions Club and Draper Civic Club. He was an avid hunter and enjoyed working with wood and loved horses. LeLand was a peacemaker and friend, he always took time to help others. His family was his world. Survived by his wife, Linda; children, Julie (Rob) Mitchell, Debbie (Scott) Swider, Mark (Patty) Richins, Craig (Connie) Richins and Vickie (David) Bolton; 34 grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren; brothers, Dan (Suzanne) Richins and Melvin (Terrie) Richins; sister, Mary (Kip) Hertz; brother in law, John Spratling. Preceded in death by his parents and sister, Janice Spratling. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, October 17, 2016 at the Draper 2nd Ward, 1617 E. Richins Road (12700 South), Draper, Utah. Viewings will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Sunday evening at Anderson & Goff Mortuary, 11859 South 700 East, Draper, Utah and from 9:45-10:45 a.m. on Monday, at the church. Interment, Larkin Sunset Gardens. www.goffmortuary.com
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