Enos Leland Bennion passed away at home on March 7, 2018, surrounded by his family. He\nwas born in Vernal, UT on April 1, 1933 to Enos Leland (Lee) Bennion and Beatrice Murray\nBennion. He was raised on farmland in Vernal, Naples, and Davis Ward with his cousin. Patty\nJane and his younger brother and sister, David and Carol.\nEnos graduated from Uintah High School and was active in sports. He graduated from Utah\nState University in 1956 where he participated in ROTC, intramural sports, and Sigma Chi\nFraternity. After graduation, he married his high school sweetheart, Marilyn Robins, on October\n18, 1956. They were later sealed in the Logan LDS Temple. Enos and Marilyn spent their first\ntwo years together at White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico while Enos served in the\nmilitary.\nIn 1958, they moved to Brigham City, UT where Enos worked for Thiokol Chemical Corporation\nas a program manager on rocket motor systems. Enos and Marilyn made many lifetime friends\nduring this time. He returned to Vernal on weekends for many years where he continued to work\non the family farms. Enos and Marilyn were devoted to raising their daughters, Susan and\nAnnette, and kept close ties with family in Vernal.\nIn 1994, Enos and Marilyn built a cabin near Flaming Gorge Dam in Daggett County, UT. Their\nmountain house has been a beloved gathering place for many friends and family.\nEnos was always the spark of the party and a great host. He grew beautiful gardens and\nlandscapes. He shared his love and knowledge about the great outdoors with his family. He\nwas a master at teaching his grandchildren many skills, including how to work. Enos loved\nfishing, boating, skiing, golfing, and he enjoyed a good game of cards. He supported the\nperforming arts and loved sports. His biggest hobby was whatever his grandchildren loved and\nparticipated in at the time.\nEnos served on the Eagle Mountain Golf and Country Club Board, the Thiokol Retirees\nAssociation, and as President of the Flaming Gorge Pines Homeowners Association in\nGreendale, UT.\nEnos and Marilyn have enjoyed a wonderful circle of friends and a close extended family\nthroughout their lifetime. Enos' top priority was spending time with family and friends. He had a\ngenerous and kind spirit, assuring that fun was had by all planning thoughtfully and working hard\nto make things easier for his family and others.\nEnos was preceded in death by his parents.\nHis legacy will be carried on by Marilyn? his daughters Susan (Ken) Johnsen? Annette (Craig)\nWhitaker? and his grandchildren: Nathan, Matthew, Kristen Johnsen and Jason, Jonathan, and\nBrandon Whitaker. He is also survived by his brother David K. Bennion? sister Carol Lee\nPalmer? and his cousin Patty Jane Eliasen Barber.\nA viewing will be held from 6-8 pm on Thursday, March 15, 2018 at Gillies Mortuary at 634 East\n200 South in Brigham City, UT. The viewing will continue on Friday, March 16, at 10 am with the\nfuneral beginning at 11 am in the Perry Stake Center Chapel at 685 West 2250 South, Perry,\nUT. Interment will be in the Brigham City Cemetery.