Bradley Joel Pendleton

January 25, 1956 ~ May 10, 2018 (age 62)

Bradley Joel Pendleton, age 62, died Thursday, May 10, 2018 at his home in Las Vegas, Nevada after a courageous battle with esophageal cancer. He was born January 25, 1956 in Provo, Utah to Joel and Vonda Pendleton. On July 20, 1995 he married Deborah Lynn Dorr in Provo, Utah. He was later sealed to his sweetheart in the Manti LDS Temple.

Brad grew up in Utah County where he participated on the Scera swim team, Orem High swim team, and the BYU Dolphins. He was a competitive swimmer and was one of the best butterfliers in the state. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management from BYU in 1983. His construction expertise was used all over the country including: on the D.C. LDS Temple, Lavell Edwards Stadium, airplane simulators for the Airforce, and motion rides for the Luxor Hotel in Las Vegas. Ultimately his career led him to move to Las Vegas where he managed multiple large construction projects working for several companies, before founding his own company, Artisan Contractors. Brad was very service oriented and volunteered countless hours serving in his church, Scouting, and in the Las Vegas LDS Temple amongst many other callings. He enjoyed hunting, swimming, golfing, and playing racquetball. His family will remember him for his generosity, sense of humor, hard work ethics, and his love for people. He will be greatly missed by family and friends.

Survivors include wife, Debbie; four sons and four daughters: Benjamin Pendleton of Las Vegas, NV; ReAnn (Jeff) Christensen of Casper, WY; Brett (Mary) Pendleton of Saratoga Springs, UT; Sasha (Stephen) Everingham of Sandy, UT; Colton (Elizabeth) Haupt; Cutter Haupt both of Las Vegas, NV; Jadyn (Wyatt) Nicosia of Orem, UT; Chyanne Pendleton of Las Vegas, NV; 14 grandchildren; father, Joel (Deanna) Pendleton of Salem, UT; mother, Vonda Reay of American Fork, UT; two brothers and one sister: Bryan (Susan) Pendleton of Spanish Fork, UT; Laura (Bruce) Everingham of Pleasant Grove, UT and Bruce (Brigitta) Pendleton of Oakland, CA.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 3 p.m. at the Painted Desert LDS Chapel, 5750 N. Cimarron Road, Las Vegas, NV. Visitation will be from 12:30 - 2:30 p.m. prior to services in the chapel. Interment will be Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 10am in the Orem City Cemetery, Orem, Utah. Friends and family are invited to sign our online guest book at

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