Funeral Services Announced for President Boyd K. Packer

Contributed By MormonNewsroom.org

  • 5 July 2015

Funeral services for President Boyd K. Packer, President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of the Church, will be Friday, July 10, 2015, at 11:00 a.m.  Photo by Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News.

Funeral services for President Boyd K. Packer, President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of the Church , will be held in the Tabernacle on Temple Square on Friday, July 10, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. MDT. The funeral will be open to the public ages 8 and older.

President Packer died on July 3 in Salt Lake City at the age of 90 (read more about his life).

The Temple Square gates and the Tabernacle doors will open at 9:30 a.m. Those wishing to attend should be in their seats by 10:30 a.m. Overflow seating will be available in the Assembly Hall and the North Visitors’ Center on Temple Square. The Church campus buildings will be closed at 10:30 a.m. and will reopen following the funeral at 1:00 p.m.

A private burial service will take place at the Brigham City Cemetery following the funeral.

There will be no public viewing, but expressions of sympathy can be posted on President Packer’s official Facebook page or emailed to condolences@ldschurch.org.

The funeral services will be broadcast live at Deseret News.com, on KSL TV 5.2, and via LDS.org, BYUtv, BYUtv Global, BYUtv Eleven, BYUtv International, Mormon Channel, and on the Church satellite system. Audio broadcasts will air on KSL radio, BYU Classical 89, and BYU-Radio.
 
The funeral will be broadcast in English, Spanish, and Portuguese. Please click here or go to https://www.lds.org/broadcasts/languages/elder-packer-funeral/2015/07 and select the language that best works for you.