Lyle Grant Mott, 82, of Layton, Utah, died peacefully at his home on July 6, 2002, of complications relating to cancer.

He was born January 3, 1920, at La Jara, Colorado. Lyle was the fourth child born to Joseph Elmer and Annie Prudence Mott and one of eight brothers and five sisters.

He is survived by his wife, Agnes Mary Maddux Mott. They were married November 25, 1945, and the marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake City Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Lyle is survived by five living brothers, Louis (Irene) of La Jara, Colorado; Kenneth (Dorothy) of Bountiful, Utah; Troy (Doris) or Provo, Utah; Garold (Jayne) of Kaysville, Utah; Harvey (Marlene) of Thatcher, Arizona; and three living sisters, Ethel (Joseph) Hafen of Provo, Utah; Wilma (Lee) Horton of La Jara, Colorado; Jewell (William) Fox of Provo, Utah; and sisters-in-law, Lenora Mott of Spanish Fork, Utah; and Virginia Mott of La Jara, Colorado.

Lyle was retired from the Union Pacific Railroad in January, 1980. He was a veteran of World War II, Company B, 818th Tank Destroyer Battalion. Lyle was a part of General Patton's 3rd Army serving two years overseas in the European Theatre of Operations, and 11 months in active combat duty including Five Campaigns: Normandy, Northern France, Rhineland, Ardennes (Battle of the Bulge), and Central Europe. His early years were spent in farming activities in and around the Carmel District, near La Jara, Colorado, the place of his birth.

Lyle was a fan of baseball and bowled in several leagues.

Lyle was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Eugene and Dwayne, and two sisters Gladys (Fred) Wood, Jaqueline Mott.

Visitations will be from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 11, 2002 and Friday from 9:00 to 10:30 a.m. at the Rogers Family Mortuary in Alamosa, Colorado.

Graveside services will be held in the Sanford Colorado Cemetery at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, July 12, 2002, with military honors.

Funeral arrangements under the direction of Myers Mortuary of Layton.