Bruce S. Hoyt passed away on Thursday, June 23, 2022 at his home in Orderville, Utah.
Bruce was the 12th of 13 children of parents, Israel and Charlotte May Stolworthy Hoyt.
He is survived by one sister, Aleena O’Kamura of Idaho Falls, Idaho and several nieces and nephews.
Bruce was well liked and had many friends. He was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Bruce served a mission in the Southern States, was a temple worker, scout master for 10 years, a bishopric counselor, high priest group leader, and on the Kanab Utah Stake High council.
Bruce graduated from Valley High school, attended B.Y.U. and finished at the College of Southern Utah.
He was a sheep herder, worked at the Alton Coal Mine, the Kaibab Sawmill, and at trading post on the reservation with his brother Tom Hoyt. Bruce retired from Kane County School District as a 4th grade teacher of twenty-five plus years of service.
Many people knew Bruce through his love of animals. He raised sheep, goats, dogs, and horses. One of his favorite activities was to attend the animal auction weekly in Cedar City.
There will be held a memorial service for Bruce Hoyt on Saturday, July 9th, 2022 at 11 A.M. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Orderville, Utah. All are invited to attend. There will be a luncheon following the service.
There will not be a viewing or a graveside service. Bruce will be interred in the Alton Cemetery in Alton, Utah.