He donated countless hours to a variety of organizations including Missoula Cancer Society, Casa Por Cristo and Habitat for Humanity.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and his first wife of 50 years, Margaret L. Lovell.
Survivors include his wife Sharon Balison of the family home in Missoula; his son Bruce and wife Trish of Auburndale, Fla.; two daughters, Gwen Kido of Star, Idaho, and Denise and husband Chris Henretta of Dallas; six grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 4, at the University Congregational Church, 405 University Ave., in Missoula.
Arrangements are under the direction and care of the Whitesitt Funeral Home.