UINTAH, Weber County - Jonathan "John" Samuel Dye, 78, died June 25 of natural causes at his home. Born Jan. 12, 1893, Uintah, to Benjamin Brigham and Georgenia Kate Christie Dye. Married Elva Oretta Stoddard, Dec. 22, 1920, Uintah; solemnized Logan LDS Temple March 4, 1953. First mayor, Uintah, 1936-19-56. Retired farmer. Former employe, Utah Power & Light, county and state road department. District representative, Democratic party. Former member, board of directors, Weber County Mosquito Abatement Director. Survivors: Widow; sons, daughters, Merlin John, Mrs. Dale (Vera) Talbot, both Ogden; Rulon Verl, Thomas Neil, both Uintah; Mrs. Joseph (Erma) Peterson, Taylor, Weber County; 13 grandchildren; brothers, sisters, Benjamin George, Salt Lake City; Gilbert, Sunset; Henry Carl, Uintah; Mrs. Harry(Ellen) Penman, Mrs. Maynard (Lucille) Rasmussen, both Ogden. Funeral Tuesday 11 a.m., Uintah LDS Ward Chapel, Friends call Linquist & Sons Colonial Chapel, Monday 7-9 p.m., at Uintah Ward Chapel one hour prior to services. Burial Uintah Cemetery.