Dec. 1950-Dec. 29, 2023

Frank Lee Burnum, age 73, passed away on Dec. 29, 2023, at home in St. George, Utah.

Frank is survived by his daughter Melissa Thompson, son-in-law Jonathan Thompson, his grandchildren Triston Burnum Franco, Donavan Franco, Kayden Thompson, Kyson Thompson, Kara Burnum and his great-granddaughter Adelaide Burnum Franco. He is preceded in death by his father Hugh Burnum, mother Mattie Wilcox and two sons Donald Burnum and Kurt Burnum.

Frank was born on Dec. 7, 1950, in Muncie, Indiana, to parents Hugh Burnum and Mattie Lee Wilcox. He proudly served in the Army for seven years during the Vietnam War after which he moved to Wendover, Nevada. He accepted a position as a heavy equipment mechanic at a local mine, where he worked for more than 43 years.

Frank was a loving father, grandfather, coworker and friend to all who knew him,and he will be missed greatly.

The family would like to thank everyone for all the support, prayers and messages of comfort received during this difficult time.

In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to 1204 North 1650 West, St. George, Utah 84770.

Arrangements are under the direction of Spilsbury Mortuary, 110 S Bluff St., St. George, 435-673-2454. Family and friends are invited to sign Frank’s online guest book.