Paul Wayne Hamblin was welcomed by his Heavenly Father on October 22, 2020 at age 70. He was born to Francis Lamont Hamblin and Maude Rust Hamblin on December 14, 1949 in Kanab Utah.
Paul grew up in Kanab, joined the army in 1968 until 1974 with an honorable discharge, where he served in the Vietnam War. He married Gloria Hutchings on May 2,1980, and they were sealed with their children on December 11,1982 in the St. George Temple. He retired in 2004 from the Bureau of Reclamation, Glen Canyon Dam. Some other jobs he had in his life before that included: trucking, building trails and guiding at the Grand Canyon, and Energy Fuels, along with many others. He loved this area and loved going out in the hills for fishing, hunting, photography and four wheeling in his land cruiser, he just loved the outdoors. He was proficient at Family History and has been a consultant for many years. He blessed all who knew him and he will be greatly missed by his friends and family.
He is survived by his daughters, Nicky (Keith) Landis, Jodi (Kevin) Palmer, his grandchildren Tacie (Raina) Montgomery, Trina (Johnny) Carranza, Troy (Krystle) Montgomery Jr., Trevan (Ashlie) Montgomery, Amber (Zach) Thomas, Timmi (Christian) Harrison, Kamberly (Cooper) Johnson, Shay, Kody and Kayden Palmer, Kyeson, Harlee, and Kelbi Landis and numerous great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents, his eternal companion Gloria, his siblings Frank (Beverly) Adams, Arlene Adams, Billy (Judy) Adams, his son Jerry Hamblin, and step son Darren Montgomery, as well as his grandchildren Kayden Landis, Drake and Ireland Montgomery. Survived also by his friends who became his family.
The viewing will be held Thursday, October 29, 2020 at 10:00 am, followed by the funeral service at 11:00 at the Mosdell Mortuary, in Kanab Utah.