Mesquite, NV Obituaries

OBITUARY: Herbert C. Calhoun

Herbert C. Calhoun, 79, passed away on November 18, 2021, in Mesquite, Nevada. He was born March 27, 1942, in Everett, WA to Leonard and Elizabeth (Churchill) Calhoun. He grew up in Meacham and Adams, OR where he attended school and specialized in playground, sports and later, girls. Herb enjoyed...
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OBITUARY: Clifford Franklin Thornton

Clifford Franklin Thornton, 69, passed away on November 21, 2021. He was born on December 18, 1951 in Camp Pendleton, Oceanside, Ca to Benjamin Franklin Thornton and Verna Rae Bashaw. He was raised in Overton, NV, where his father owned the B & J Club on Main Street. In 1961,...
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OBITUARY: Amado Salazar Prieto

Amado Salazar Prieto, 86, passed away on November 19, 2021 in Las Vegas, NV. He was born on September 13, 1935 in Delta, CO to Tiburcio Prieto and Isabel Salazar. Amado worked with his parents as they traveled state to state working in the fields. He married Janie Monzolo in Overton, NV on February 14, 1961.
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James Arthur Barnum

James Arthur “Jim” Barnum, 86, passed away quietly Friday, Nov. 19, 2021, from complications of the COVID-19 virus which had weakened his body. Born in Mesquite, Nevada, Jan. 16, 1935, to Orange Decator and Angie Bell (Hughes) Barnum, fifth of their nine children. Jim perfected his middle child role as peacemaker and friend to all who knew him. He was a gentle, kind, loving, and patient man. He graduated from Virgin Valley High School in 1953 and served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS). While on his mission in the Central States, he met his sweetheart, Marion Marketta Edgell. The two married in the St. George LDS temple shortly after his honorable mission release. Jim was drafted into military service in 1957 and served honorably as a Corpsman and Ward Master in U.S. Army’s Sandia Base Hospital in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

OBITUARY: Dylan Mitchell Hughes

Dylan Mitchell Hughes, age 30, passed away November 18, 2021. He was born in Las Vegas, NV and grew up in Overton. He was funny, charming, talented, and tough. He loved music, could play guitar, keyboards, and piano. Performing and writing music was his ultimate pleasure. He leaves behind his...

OBITUARY: William Uri, Jr.

William (Bill) Michel Uri Jr., 59, passed away on Thursday November 11, 2021 after a two-week hospitalization in Las Vegas, NV. He was born January 17, 1962 in Sacramento, California to Joan Dorothy and William Michel Uri. Bill married the love of his life, Reida Enniss, on January 18, 1980,...

OBITUARY: Allen Alexis Chassey

Allen Alexis Chassey, age 79, died Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at his home in Montrose, Colorado. He was born August 29, 1942 in Brockton, Massachusetts to Charles Reginald and Yvonne Marie Fortier Chassey. On November 12, 1965 he married JeanAnn Galbreath in Tujunga, California. Allen grew up in Tujunga where...

OBITUARY: William Luce

William Albert Luce, 88, passed away on November 12, 2021 in Las Vegas, NV. He was born on March 17, 1933 in McGill, NV to Eugene Joseph Luce and Sara Bertha Ericson. He married Edith Ann Bunnell on November 28, 1981 in Overton, NV. Bill was raised in White Pine...

OBITUARY: David L Sundquist

David L. Sundquist passed away on November 3, 2021 at his home in Mesquite, Nevada. He was the son of Carl Sundquist and Marcella Crutcher Sundquist. He married Kathleen Sundquist, on October 18, 1997 in Las Vegas, Nevada. David was raised in Northern California. He graduated from Menlo-Atherton High School...