DAVID ALLEN NILL 1957-2015 David Allen Nill, age 57, passed over peacefully surrounded by family at his home in Tooele, Utah, on January 4th, 2015, after a short fight with cancer. He was born June 1, 1957, in John Day, Oregon to Robert Gordon Nill and Neoma Hope Farrar Nill. David grew up in Oregon, where he was all boy. He enjoyed sports and marching band as well as time with his family. After his mission, David met Terri Lynn Howard at a Young Adult dance. They became true loving friends and were sealed in the Salt Lake Temple on March 20,1979. Their home was blessed with four beautiful daughters and David gave the best piggy back rides and enjoyed tying knots in their pajama legs when he folded laundry. He sincerely loved being a dad to four girls. David valued work and education. In 1988, he earned a certification as a journeyman millwright. In 1990, he became a Certified Purchasing Manager with the Purchasing Management Association of Oregon. He pursued academic education as well. He studied at Ricks College a year before serving his mission. After his mission, David attended night school at Lane Community College. When it became apparent that his education had carried him as far as possible, he and Terri sold all they owned and moved to Utah for him to attend Brigham Young University. In 1997, David graduated from BYU with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. Then, in 2000, he graduated from the J. Reuben Clark School of Law with a Juris Doctorate. After passing the Utah Bar, Dave took a position with the law firm of Woodbury & Kesler, P.C. where he practiced law until his death. David always loved his Savior. He served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Sao Paulo Brazil North Mission between 1976 and 1978. He served in the Primary, in the Sunday School, and in Elders Quorum presidencies. He also served in several clerk responsibilities for bishoprics. In 2000, he was called to serve as the Bishop of the Broadway Ward in Tooele, Utah, after which he served as the Stake Clerk to the Tooele North Stake until his death. David was predeceased by his father, Robert Nill, and his brother, Jerry Nill, his mother-in-law Georgia Howard, and his granddaughter Mariah Harper. David is survived by his beloved wife Terri Lynn Nill; his mother Neoma Nill: his sister Elizabeth (Mic) Collins; his brother Robert (Sandy) Nill; his four daughters: Heather (Robert) Smith; Amy (Thomas) Harper; Marinda (Isaac) Davies; and Laura (Wesley) Anderton. He is also survived by eleven grandchildren. The viewing will begin at 10:00 a.m. Friday, January 9th, 2015, with a funeral at 11:00 a.m. at Overlake First Ward 2220 North 400 East, Tooele, Utah. A brief graveside service will follow at the Tooele City Cemetery at 400 South 100 East, Tooele, Utah. We would like to express our profound thanks for all of the care and love our family has received at this time. Returned With Honor.\n\nTo send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of David Allen Nill please visit our Sympathy Store.