Morgan “Wade” Yardley passed away April 2, 2021 in Lehi, Utah at the age of 59.\nWade was born to George “Boyd” Yardley and Norma Lee Graham Yardley May 6, 1961 in Cedar City, Ut. He grew up in Beaver where he helped run the family farm. He graduated from Beaver High School. He joined the National Guard at the age of 17 where he served until he retired in 2011.\nWade married Debbie McIntosh and they had a daughter Priscilla. They later divorced.\nHe married Susan Wadsworth December 16, 1983 where he gained a step son Brandan Bulloch. They had three children together Brandi, Levi, and Kaycie. They later divorced but remained close through the years.\nWade spent all his free time tending to his prize winning Holstein cows. He spent a considerable amount of time traveling all over selling semen. Many people looked to Wade for knowledge with their own cows. He left an impact on many with his showmanship. Receiving the Al Hay Award, having a nominated Reserve All American at the World Dairy Expo, and taking 1st place Bred and Owned at the World Dairy Expo were among his top accomplishments. He had a deep love for cows and friends he was surrounded by at the show ring. He often said some of the best people he knew were those who were involved in the dairy industry and showing cattle.\nWade served in the National Guard for 32 years. He retired ranked as an E9 Sergeant Major. He met many friends while serving. Scott Evans and his wife Karen became like family to Wade while they were serving together. They took care of Wade like he was their own flesh and blood. He also had the privilege of serving with his nephew Wyatt Davis. Thankfully Wyatt was present with him on assignment in Georgia when suffered one of many heart attacks. Wyatt took great care of him.\nWade was a simple man with few words to say but what he loved he loved hard, including his family. His deep loud voice and full belly laugh will be missed by many.\nHe is survived by his loving children Priscilla, Brandi (George) Guerrero, Levi (Jessica) Yardley, Kaycie (Klint) Blackner, Brandan (Valarie) Bulloch; Grandchildren Jordan, Brock, Jaxton, Gavin, Victor, Maitae, Chloe, E.V., Kortlee, Heath, Krezlyn, Stone, Krailey; Brothers Zane (Julie) Yardley, Brett Yardley; Ex Wife Susan Wadsworth Yardley.\nHe is preceded in death by his parents, sister Lisa (Rick) Vasquez, and nephew Darrin Stone.\nA viewing will be held Thursday April 8 6:00-8:00 P.M and Friday April 9 10:00-11:30 AM at the Southern Utah Mortuary located at 195 N 200 W Beaver, UT. A Graveside with program will be held Friday April 9 at 12:00 PM at the Mountain View Cemetery located 650 E & E 600 N Beaver, UT. \n\nTo plant Memorial Trees in memory of Morgan Wade Yardley, please click here to visit our Sympathy Store.