August 19, 1929 - - April 17, 2018
Edell H. Cumbie, 88, of Canon City passed away April 17, 2018. Edell was born August 19, 1929 in Andrews, South Carolina to Buck H. and Edna Cumbie.
Edell served our country in the United States Army from 1948 to 1951 during the occupation of the Japan and Korean conflict.
He was a retired overhead crane operator for 33 years with the CFI in Pueblo, Colorado.
Dell, as most kn ...
July 13, 1933 - - April 16, 2018
Leo Emmett Lyons, 84, of Florence passed away April 16, 2018. He was born July 13, 1933 in Alton Illinois to Russell Thomas Lyons and Helen Marie Light who preceded him in death along with his wife, Rosemarie Lyons(Lamy) sister Rita Delores, brother Dennis E. Lyons.
He is survived by sister, Carol Ann (husband Ron) Tarczynski, four step daughters and numerous nieces and nephews ...
March 16, 1994 - - April 13, 2018
This is the story of Brieonna Mae (Sanders) Samora. Bree was an amazing soul full of love for life. Our “Mama Bear,” named so because of the protective nature and unconditional love for her son. She was a loving mother, daughter, sister, niece, cousin, and friend.
Bree’s story began on March 16, 1994 in Canon City, Colorado. She spent her childhood in the Colorado Mount ...
December 24, 1927 - - April 12, 2018
Cecil V. Earnheart, 90, of Canon City, passed away April 12, 2018. He was born December 24, 1927 in Idabel, Oklahoma to Benjamin Earnheart and Louise (Ryno) Earnheart.
Cecil is survived by his wife of 43 years, Linda (Stilwell) Earnheart; daughters, Karen (Kerry) Reeves, Sharon Hunnicutt, Mandy (Jim) Hearn; brother, Charles Earnheart; sisters, Patsy Butler and Thelma Russell; ...
November 16, 1921 - - April 10, 2018
Eugene (Gene) Heckard was born November 16, 1921 in Fowler Colorado, to Goldie Mahayla and Ira S. Heckard. He was the oldest of 3 boys: Gene, Russel, and Gerald.
He started working hard at an early age helping to run the family farm. He attended school in a one room school house through the 8th grade, and then later received his GED and several food service certificates. He st ...
July 28, 1924 - - November 06, 2013
Marie Gentina Hardesty, 89, passed away November 6, 2013 in Bedford, TX. She was born in Boulder, CO on July 28, 1924 to Ubaldo and Angela Merlino.
Marie was raised and educated in Canon City, and on June 24, 1944, she was united in marriage to Louis Warren Hardesty. Due to her husband’s profession, she traveled and relocated extensively. This afforded her the opportunity of ...
March 02, 1920 - - October 12, 2013
Frances Marie Horvath, born March 2, 1920, went to join her husband Alex Horvath and our Heavenly Father at 8:35 p.m., Saturday, October 12, 2013.
She is survived by her daughter, Beverly Smith; son-in-law, Delbert Smith; grandson, Damon Smith; granddaughter-in-law, Lauren Smith and three great grandchildren; Alexander, Abbie-lyn and Alora Smith.
This truly amazing woman lived ...
January 13, 1931 - - October 10, 2013
Netha Mae Hemmert went home on 10/10/2013. She passed peacefully at her home in Manassa CO surrounded by her loved ones following a courageous lengthy battle with cancer which she fought with grace and dignity. Netha was born in Oakley Kansas on January 13, 1931.
Surviving family members are Daughter, Jackie (Richard Martin), Son, Rex Hemmert (Chris); Grandchildren Shannon R ...
July 24, 1954 - - October 09, 2013
Joseph G. Gonzales, 59, of Kennewick, Washington passed away on October 9, 2013. He was born July 24, 1954, in Florence, Colorado. He Graduated from Florence High School in 1973.
Joe worked for many years helping the United States Army destroy chemical weapons made during the Cold War. He came to Umatilla Chemical Agent Disposal Facility (UMCDF) in January 2000 after working s ...
June 29, 1935 - - September 16, 2013
Demetria C. DuMond, 78, passed away September 16, 2013 in Canon City, CO. She was born in Laredo, Texas on June 29, 1935 to Anthony & Rosa Chandarlis.
Dee married the love of her life Jim DuMond on August 29, 1964. From this marriage they had one daughter, Cynthia. She worked as a registered nurse for 23 years. She was a volunteer for St. Thomas More hospital for six years. ...