Dallas Hone, 57, of Blackfoot, passed away peacefully on May 29, 2014 surrounded by loved ones, in Salt Lake City, Utah. Dallas was born August 18, 1956 in Blackfoot, Idaho, to Lynn and Eva Frasure Hone. He graduated from Blackfoot High School and continued his education at ISU, receiving an Associate Degree in Diesel Mechanics. As a young man, he married Noi Kofoed and had two sons, Ladd and Shawn. Eventually, he made his way to Salt Lake City and worked for Warner Trucks, National Lease and various companies. Later on, he met Donna, the love of his life and spent 20 wonderful years with her.
Dallas was an accomplished diesel mechanic, whose expertise was sought after. He mentored many young men in the art of his craft. He was a “Mechanic Hero”. Dal loved working with his hands in and out of the shop.
His kind heart and level-headed upbringing showed in everything he touched. His “boys” respected him and his opinion and looked up to him. Dal will also be missed by his uncountable friends and the elderly ladies in his neighborhood, who “borrowed” him from time-to-time.
Dallas is survived by his mother, Eva Frasure Hone (Doug) Malm: his lady, Donna; his children: Ladd (Cheryl) Hone, Shawn (Shilo) Hone, Kolby (Jeanette) Hone and Casey Hone; 3 grandchildren, Dillon James, Chastin Tell and Addi Lynne; brother, Dennis (Karen) Hone; many nieces and nephews, as well as his “man cubs”.
He was preceded in death by is father, Lynn Hone; daughter Echo; brother, Roger and nephew, Wade.
A celebration of his life as an open house will be held at the Hampton Inn, 1435 South Foothill Drive in Salt Lake City on June 9, 2014 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. An additional service will be held for him in Blackfoot, at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at Hawker Funeral Home, 132 S. Shilling Ave. The family will meet with friends and relatives for one hour prior to service at the funeral home in Blackfoot. Condolences may be sent to the family at: www.hawkerfuneralhome.com .
In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial contributions to the Dallas Hone Memorial Fund. Contributions may be made to any American First Credit Union in his name by calling 1-800-999-3961 or visiting any American First Credit Union Branch.