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Kenneth Farnham Call

March 26, 1938 ~ December 8, 2018 (age 80)

Kenneth Farnham Call, 80, returned to his Heavenly Father peacefully in his home in Afton, Wyoming surrounded by loved ones on December 8, 2018.  He was born in Sacramento, California on March 26, 1938 to Lamoni Farnham Call and Dora McCann Call.  He had 3 sisters, Carol Call Heap, Rosalee Call, and Deanne Call Wright and one brother, Ronald Call.  At the age of 5 his family moved to Afton, Wyoming where his father had been born.  He attended Afton Elementary and graduated from Star Valley High School in 1956.  He met his sweetheart, Shaire, while walking the old pipe up Swift Creek Canyon.  They were married and sealed for time and all eternity in the Idaho Falls Temple on December 18, 1961.  Together they had 4 children Terry, Jeana, Kristi, and Garry.  He was a patient, gentle, kind, loving husband and father.  He worked for Thiokol, by Brigham City, drafting the Minute Man Missile.  Then they moved to Afton where he worked for CallAir drafting about 95% of the CallAir agriculture airplanes.  He designed and drew the plans for the Red Baron Drive-In and several Maverik gas stations.  He wired the Afton Tabernacle when it was remodeled and the old Star Valley High School building.  When CallAir sold out he began working for the Lower Valley Power and Light (now Lower Valley Energy) as an engineer for 29 years until he was in a car accident and became disabled from brain damage.  He then enjoyed being at home and spending time with his grandchildren.  Kenny had many hobbies including building model r/c airplanes and an r/c gas powered car and boat.  He liked little children, trains, planes, race cars, snowmobiling, boating, being outdoors, photography, and traveling around most of the United States.  He was very friendly to all those around him and well liked.  He was always serving others around him, especially the elderly, by fixing their vehicles or appliances or shoveling snow out of driveways as needed.  He held many callings in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints including ward clerk to 6 different bishops and stake clerk to 2 different stake presidents.  In his later years he enjoyed going faithfully to the temple with his wife, Shaire, twice a week in the Star Valley Temple.  He is survived by his wife, Shaire; four children, Terry Call of Pocatello, Idaho, Jeana (David) Call of Saratoga Springs, Utah, Kristi (Donald) Staley of Afton, Wyoming, and Garry (Tiffany) Call of Rio Vista, California; 10 grandchildren; and one brother, Ron Call or Providence, Utah.  He was preceded in death by his parents Lamoni and Dora Call, sisters Rosalee, Deanne, and then Carol.  Funeral services were held on Saturday December 15th in the Afton 2nd Ward Tabernacle and buried in the Afton Cemetery.

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