Arthur Boyd Erickson |

Arthur Boyd Erickson

Arthur Boyd Erickson of Green River, Utah, died Thursday, Jan. 16, 2003, in Salt Lake City. He was 52.

He was born Jan. 26, 1950, in Standardville, Utah, to Rene Anderson and Arthur Leif Erickson. He attended school in Price and Helper, Utah, and graduated from Roaring Fork High School in Carbondale in 1968.

He served in the U.S. Army from 1968 to 1978, with one year served in Vietnam.

Mr. Erickson married Madeline Marie Usher on Oct. 9, 1970, in Savannah, Ga.

He worked for Mid-Continent Resources in Coal Basin, Powderhorn Coal Co. in De Beque Canyon, Unocal in Parachute, and TIC Construction and Solvay Minerals in Rock Springs, Wyo.

He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

Mr. Erickson enjoyed hunting, fishing and fixing things. He was an avid Broncos fan.

He is survived by his wife, Madeline Erickson of Green River, Utah; by his parents, Arthur and Rene Erickson of Emery, Utah; by a son and daughter-in-law, Chris and Cara Erickson of Green River; by a daughter and son-in-law, Donna and Tye Pleasant of Azle, Texas; by a brother and sister-in-law, David Wayne and Katherine Erickson of Rosemead, Calif.; by sisters and brothers-in-law Linda Rae and Mike Ostberg of New Castle, Peggy Lynn and Richard Isaac of Aberdeen, Md., and Teresa Kay and Mark Keiffer of Olney, Ill.; by his grandmother, Florence Anderson of Ferron, Utah; and by three grandchildren.

A funeral service was held Jan. 21 at the Green River LDS 5th Ward Chapel in Green River, Utah. Burial followed at Riverview Cemetery in Green River.

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