John Richard Amundsen III, 49, passed away from brain cancer surrounded by family in Logan, UT on August 8, 2022. John was born August 18, 1972 in Provo, UT to John Richard Amundsen Jr and Bobbie Jonell Amundsen.
John attended Shadow Mountain High School in Phoenix, AZ. In between his junior and senior years of school he attended basic training for the Army. From 1993 to 1997 John was damage controlman in the Navy aboard the USS Independence in Yokosuka Japan. Brain cancer caused the Army to medically retire John after 23 years of service to his country. After retirement John attended Grantham University and earned a Bachelor of Business Administration.
John married Erin Hoxie in Sunol, CA on August 3, 2002, they were sealed in the Logan temple on August 3, 2012. After their marriage John reenlisted in the Army and was stationed at Fort Douglas in Salt Lake City. He was assigned recruiting duty first in Twin Falls, ID and then Logan, UT.
John loved the outdoors, fishing, riding his Harley and listening to all genres of music. John’s greatest joy in life was being a father and husband. He told them every day how much he loved them and how proud he was of who they are.
John is survived by his wife and children Jahnna, Colby and Riley. His Parents, Brothers Robert (Lisa), Ben (Peep), Davin (Ashley), Sisters Kristen (Kevin) Phillips and Sarah, aunts and uncles, many cousins and numerous nieces and nephews who he loved to scare and then give candy to.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday, August 20, 2022 at 11:00 am at the White Pine Chapel, 753 S 100 E Logan. A viewing will be held from 9:00 to 10:30 am before the funeral. Military honors will take place at the graveside at the Logan City Cemetery.
Those who would like to attend virtually may use the following link: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/85351915764