CEDAR CITY-Floyd Bingham, 36, sanitarian for the Utah State Department of Health for Iron, Kane, Washington Beaver and Millard Counties, died Thursday at 4:53 p m in the Iron County Hospital. Mr. Bingham died following an operation.
He has served as sanitarian in the five county area for the past three years. He held the same position in Vernal for two years. He graduated from the Vanderbilt College in Nashville, Tenn. and be came sanitarian for the state of Illinois. He then came to Utah.
Mr. Bingham was a member of the Cedar City Lions Club and served as a vice president for the past year. He was in the Young Men's Mutual Improvement Association superintendency of the Cedar Fifth ward Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He served on a Spanish-American mission for the Church. He served as ward clerk, superintendent and in the Sunday School in Vernal.
Mr. Bingham was born in Vernal Oct. 12, 1920, a son of Lester and Martha May Roberson Bingham. He graduated from Uintah High School and attended Brigham Young University, California Polytech and the University of Illinois. He served in World War II in the Navy. He married LaNora at Normal, Ill. April 1, 1945. The marriage was later solemnized in the Logan Temple. She died March 25,1951. He married Barbara Ashby, Dec. 28, 1951 in Roosevelt.
Surviving him are his widow, five children, Robert, Ruth, Ann, Ralph, Elton and Johnny, all of Cedar City, his parents, Vernal - one brother and two sisters, Afton Stewart, New York; Veda B. Carter, Logan, and Victor L Bingham, Vernal.
Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 10 a.m. in the Cedar Eighth ward with Bishop Giles Bolander officiating. Graveside services will be held Monday evening in the Maeser Fairview Cemetery at Vernal where burial will take place. Friends may call at the Southern Utah Mortuary in Cedar City Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m.