Bret Ross Slaugh returned to his heavenly home April 13, 2017. He was born June 19, 1972 to Wade H. and Sylvia Snow Slaugh in Vernal, Utah, the fifth of seven children. He grew up in Jensen, Utah, loving the country life style, participating in livestock shows and especially spending time on Blue Mountain with his grandfather, Ross Snow, and uncles, brothers, and cousins. He was also blessed to spend time with his Grandpa and Grandma Slaugh - Hy and Bertha Slaugh, farming, hunting, and fishing. He attended Naples Elementary, Vernal Middle School and Jr. High and graduated from Uintah High School in 1990. He served an LDS mission in the Rapid City, South Dakota mission and graduated from Utah State University. During the summers while attending college, he was a firefighter for the BLM and National Forrest Service fighting wild fires in the Western States. He married Sharalyn Coon, daughter of David and Helen Coon, April 24, 2003 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. Their beloved children are Whitney Ann, Annaka Lyn, Austin Bret, and Landon David. He loved his wife and children deeply. He was a commercial appraiser and fulfilled a dream when he established his own appraisal company - Landmark Realty. He took pride in being meticulous and performing his work with integrity. He loved Western History, being particularly knowledgeable about the early Spanish mines and explorers. He is survived by his wife and children, parents, brothers Chad (Anita) Slaugh and Kirt (Tammy) Slaugh, sisters, Janet (Jim) Baker, Sharalyn (Brad) Beazer, Suzanne (Robert) Drollinger and Lorena (Michael) Rock, and many nieces, nephews and extended family. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Ross and Vera Snow and Hyrum and Bertha Slaugh. Funeral services will be Friday, April 21, 2017 at 11:00 AM at the Jensen LDS Ward Chapel. A viewing will be Thursday evening from 6-8 PM at the Blackburn Vernal Mortuary. and at the Chapel from 10:00-10:45 prior to the services. Burial will be in the Jensen Cemetery. under the direction o the Blackburn Vernal Mortuary.