J. C. Fife passed away peacefully from this life in the early morning hours of February 9, 2016, at his home with his “Sweetie” Shirley by his side. Born in the home town he loved, Cedar City Utah on April 27, 1942 to Joseph “Carl” and Leola DeMille Fife, J C was the third child of six.J. C. enjoyed his occupation of truck driver and provided for his family through long hours, many miles, and hard work. He was good at it and was trained by the best; Bud Riddle and Jack Jensen. After retirement from traveling the roadways, he got himself a small herd of sheep and some horses, this was his serenity. Shirley was even able to get him to travel some. He had a special bond with his inlaws; Leonard and Delphina. J C was a unique man, who loved big. He loved his Grandsons and had a special place in his heart for “Kaitydid”.J. C. is survived by his wife of 45 years, Shirley Fife, his daughter Emily Fife Beatty (Rob) of Central Point Or, Grandsons: Cody Mercer (Karisa), Skyler Barrett and Chance Dilley. Step sons and daughters: Richard Dilley (Sandra) of Cypress TX, Robin Tincher of Orem Utah, Steven Dilley of Linden, NC, Les Dilley (Angie) of Orem, Ut.; Cherrie Rainsburg (Bob) of Carrolton, Ohio and daughter Louise Killman of Carrier Mills. IL. Brothers Lee (Colleen) and Boyd (Carol) Fife and sister Marlene Riddle (Bud). He is preceded in death by his Parents Carl and Leola Fife. In-Laws Leonard and Delphina Bland. Brother Gale Fife and Sister Elaine Anderson. His friends Jack Jensen and Dee Little; are probably having coffee right now. Funeral services will be held Monday February 15, 2016 at the Cedar City LDS Rock Church, 75 East Center Street at 11:00 am. A viewing will be held Sunday, February 14, 2016 from 6:00 pm 7:00 pm. On February 15, 2016 a viewing will be held at 9:30 10:30 at the Rock Church Interment will be in the Cedar City Cemetery under the direction of Southern Utah Mortuary. Online condolences can be made at www.sumortuary.com.