TOONE, GeorgePosted: February 18th, 2020
GEORGE ERNEST TOONE, 67, of Cardston passed away on February 16, 2020 peacefully after a valiant battle with cancer. He is preceded in death by his parents, Leo and Afton (Beazer) Toone, and his sister’s Ellen (Randy) Rausch and Karen (Don) Lavers. He leaves behind his cherished wife Karen (Hogg) Toone and five children, Cody (Shannon), Gentry (Jennifer), Nicole (Dan) Hillyer, Ben (Sara), Kate (John) O’Farrell, his brother Jim (Karin), and 17 grandchildren.
George was born in Claresholm, served a mission in Toronto, and graduated from BYU. He was best known for his love of learning. He shared this passion as a teacher and administrator for many years. Other interests included blacksmithing, writing poetry, fishing, hunting and golfing. He was known for his tender heart and love of the Savior.
Friends may meet the family Friday, February 21, 2020 at the Legacy Funeral Home in Cardston from 7:00 to 8:00 pm and on Saturday from 1:00 to 1:45 pm prior to the service.
The Funeral Service will be held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Cardston Alberta West Stake Center, (846- 1 Ave West), Cardston, AB., on Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 2:00 pm.
Interment to follow in the Cardston Cemetery.
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