December 25, 1919 ~ January 7, 2017
Ezra Woolley Geddes passed away in Fremont California. He was born December 25, 1919 in Cedar City, Utah to Joseph Arch and Grace Woolley Geddes. He has resided in Cedar City and Logan, UT, Ithaca, NY, Duluth, MN, Albuquerque, NM, Park Ridge, NY, Omaha, NB and California for 51 years. Ezra married Cleone Lyle Hansen on December 24, 1943 in Carlsbad, NM. Ezra was a member of the LDS Church.
He joined the U.S. Army Air Corps in 1942 and served active duty until 1945; then was a member of the U.S. Air Force Reserves until 1979.
He received his BA and MA in Sociology at Utah State University and his Ph.D in Sociology at Cornell University.
He enjoyed camping, fishing, RV'ing, gold prospecting, writing and had an interest in religion.
Ezra is survived by his wife of 73 years, Cleone; sons, Alan Karl Geddes of Mill Valley, CA, David Hansen Geddes of Fremont, CA and Brian Lynn Geddes of Astoria, OR; 1 grandchild; 2 great-grandchildren and his sister Grace Marsden of CO. He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother Joseph and sisters Gayle and Marjorie.
Graveside Services will be held at 11 AM on Friday, January 13, 2017 at the Ben Lomond Cemetery, 526 E. 2850 No., No. Ogden. A viewing will be held prior from 9:30 to 10:30 AM at Myers Ogden Mortuary, 845 Washington Blvd.
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