Rulon Smith Jessop

(December 3, 1997 – April 6, 2014)

Rulon Smith Jessop passed away April 6, 2014 at the young age of 16.  He was born December 3, 1997 in Washington County to Jeffery Jessop and Roxanne Shapley.

Rulon was raised in Colorado City, AZ until moving to St George, UT where he attended Desert Hills High School. He enjoyed spending time bonding with others through Xbox, swimming, riding BMX, camping and food. He was always living life to the fullest with his family and friends.

Rue’s love for life will live on through his mother Roxanne Shapley, father figure John Chatwin, his brothers Zach Jessop, Jared Jessop, Charlie Jessop and Sean Jessop.

Funeral Services

  • Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 12, 2014 at 11 a.m. at the Spilsbury Mortuary Chapel, 110 S. Bluff, St. George.
  • There will be a viewing on Friday evening from 6-8 p.m. with an additional viewing Saturday from 9:30-10:30 a.m. prior to services, at the mortuary.
  • Interment will take place at the Isaac Carling Memorial Park, Colorado City, AZ.

Arrangements are made under the direction of Spilsbury Mortuary, 435-673-2454. Friends and family are invited to sign Rulon’s guestbook at

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