Calvin Ronald Hargis

Ron Hargis, age 80, Hurricane, Utah. Passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by his loved ones, Tuesday, December 23, 2019

He was born Dec. 29th, 1938, in Salt Lake City, Utah to Calvin and LaRee Hargis. He was the youngest of 3 children (Claire Katris and Arline Hedges) He married Gail Hargis March 20, in Anaheim, California. They were together for 57 wonderful years.

Ron grew up in Salt Lake City and graduated from South High School. He moved to California to attend Santa Anna College where he received a degree in Accounting. While still in California, he met the love of his life Gail. They returned to Salt Lake City, and he worked at Leisure World as an accountant. Ron followed his dream and became an entrepreneur and opened up his own business (Amazon Aquarium). After a successful career as a small business owner he ventured into his creative side, designing award winning bonsai tree’s.

Ron had many passions which included, Rocket Building, Photography, Assembling Personal Computers, ATVing, Shooting, and the Great Outdoors.

He is survived by his wife Gail Hargis; his children Mark Hargis, Kim Stevens (Mark) Ron Hargis (Mary) Amber Reid (John) and 11 grandchildren; His sister Arline Hedges, and brother Claire Katris.

Ron and Gail’s heart will forever be filled with love and gratitude for the love, compassion, and care given by their daughter Amber, son-in-law John, grandson Julian and his wife Nikki during Ron’s final weeks of life.  They would also like to thank Hospice for their love, tenderness, and compassion.

Join us for a Memorial Gathering, Saturday January 11th, from 5:00pm -7:00pm @ Noah’s,  322 West 11000 South, South Jordan, Utah 84095



Second Visitation



Spilsbury Mortuary Chapel
110 S. Bluff
St. George, UT


Guest Book

6 Responses

  1. My dear dear friend a very compassionate person helping my husband and I grow up in this life Ron and Gails friendship meant the world to me may you Rest In Peace my dear friend you will truly be missed.

  2. Ron–the world is a smaller place without you. Our families are forever entwined. I will always hold your memory in my heart. How I loved Amazon Aquarium. Rest in Peace, dear friend.

  3. Amber my thoughts & prayers are with you & your family now at this very difficult time & if you need anything at all or need to talk please don’t hesitate ok love lots Cammie Robinson

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Translate »