Kym Tyler Packard
Born: 3/9/1954, Slat Lake City, Utah
Kym Tyler Packard, 65, left this life on May 20, 2019 in Moab, Utah. He was born March 9, 1954 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Wendell Rex and Norma Jean Packard (Pearce). Kym was awarded a Masters of Nursing degree from the University of Utah. For many years he served our veterans as a Nursing Supervisor at the V.A. Hospital of Utah. . His employment tenure included the University of Utah Medical Center and Allen Memorial Hospital in Moab, Utah. Kymís many contributions to his patients and staff were his guidance, expertise and loving care. He was a beautiful man with his blue eyes and soft curly blonde hair. More beautiful was his tender soul and loving heart. Kym felt his life was complete when he married the love of his life his husband Tom. His favorite movie was Itís a Wonderful Life and his favorite song was Somewhere Over the Rainbow. Our sweet Kym it was a wonderful life with you among us and you can finally fly beyond the rainbow with the other happy little blue birds.
Death: 5/20/2019, Moab, Utah
Kym is survived by his husband of 41 years, Thomas Allen Ehmer. Brothers Wendell (Brenda) and Kevan Murphy, Raymond Ehmer (Kim) and sister best friend Nancy Chartier. Nieces and nephews Mike, Chid, KC, Troy, Sean, Laecie, Dylan, Mark and Austin Murphy, Matthew and Gregory Ehmer, Jeremy Nobis and Shannon Nobis Scherer.
He is preceded in death by his parents, and adoptive father William. Murphy.
Cremation has taken place. A gathering will be planned at a later date to celebrate Kymís life.
A GoFundMe account has been created under the name Kym Packard and Tom Ehmer.
Tributes: Dear Tom, We are so sorry to hear about Kym. You have our deepest sympathy. We appreciate your 41 year relationship with Kym. Jim and I have been married for 43 years now. It takes a special kind of commitment to have such a lengthy relationship. If there is anything we can do, please, please let us know. You have our support.
- Jim and Helen BeckerTom, Meeting you and Kym on a plane for SL was by chance...since then we have exchanged Hello's many times at the store. And yet I feel a friendship.
I am truly sorry for the loss of your beloved, no words can ever really say the right thing...
Blessings to you family and friends you are close to... My heart goes out to you all.
- Marlene Huckabay
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Service: 06/22/2019, 10:00 am
Service: 06/06/2019, 1:00 pm
Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery
Service: 07/17/2019, 11:00 am
St. Framcis Episcopal Church
Service: 06/22/2019, 4:00 pm
Moab Baptist Church on Kane Creek
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