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W. Jay Lint

June 4, 1944 — June 22, 2023

Tooele

Our beloved husband, dad, grandpa, brother, uncle, and friend W. Jay Lint passed away June 22, 2023, after a 29 year long battle with Parkinson’s. 

He was born June 4, 1944, in Salt Lake City, Utah to George and LaVon (Cobbley) Lint.  He married Lenore Hardman September 7, 1969, in Elko, NV.  

Jay was raised in Tooele, Utah.  After leaving farm work in his early years, Jay worked for International Smelting & Refining Co and then the Operating Engineers Local #3 for over 20 yearsas a heavy equipment operator, he loved operating the big cranes.  After leaving Local #3 he finished his career at Tooele Army Depot continuing to operate cranes and other heavy equipment.  He retired in 2005.  

Over the years Jay enjoyed horses, hunting, camping, family gatherings & outings. Jay was a 32nd degree Scottish Rite Freemason and Shriner with the Rocky Mountain Lodge #11. Jay remained true to his roots and was a good field hand and spent many hours in the hay fields surrounding his home. As grandkids came along, Jay was totally head over heels for his grandchildren and would do just about anything with them.  

Survived by his wife Lenore, children Korie Lint, Stacey (Jim) Schofield, Jesse Lint, his grandchildren Agustus & Adison Schofield and Teagen Lint, sisters Lynda Brown and Sydney Hutchins, brothers Randy (Janet) and Steven “Erda” (Deone) Lint and many nieces, nephews, and friends.  Preceded in death by his parents.  

The family will honor Jay with graveside services held on Thursday, June 29, 2023, at 11am at the Tooele City Cemetery 361 So 1st East, Tooele, UT and a Celebration of Life to follow at the Loyal Order of Moose located at 1100 East Vine Street.  

In lieu of flowers please make donations to Shriners Children’s Hospital. 

 

 

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Thursday, June 29, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Mountain time)

Tooele City Cemetery

100 E 400 S, Tooele, UT 84074

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