Obituary: Paul L. McCracken

Paul L. McCracken

A graveside service for Paul L. McCracken, 71, of Rangely, Colo., will be held at noon on Friday, March 4 at Rangely Cemetery. A viewing will be held from 10-10:45 a.m. at the Blackburn Vernal Mortuary, 15 East 100 North in Vernal on Friday before meeting at Rangely Cemetery. Paul was a highly decorated Vietnam […]

Obituary: William Herring

William Herring

William M. Herring, 90, of Longmont passed into the presence of Jesus on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016, surrounded by his wife and children.

Obituary: Stephen Ross Gibbon

Stephen Ross Gibbon was born Feb. 14, 1924, and passed away Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016.

Obituary: Anthony ‘Tony’ Jay Benson

Anthony 'Tony' Jay Benson

Anthony ‘Tony’ Jay Benson of Rangely, Colo., passed away at his home on Monday, Feb. 8, 2016. He was born Nov. 23, 1961, in Oklahoma City, Okla., to Billy and Geneva Benson.

Obituary: Joseph Alan Morrison

Joseph Alan Morrison never forgot his Meeker roots. A proud descendant of a Western Colorado pioneer family, Alan, who always preferred his middle name, was born on Aug. 4, 1941, to Louise and Joe Morrison. He died on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016, at the age of 74.

Obituary: Larry Dean Petty

Larry Dean Petty

Larry Dean Petty, 57, was born Nov. 18, 1958, and he passed away on Monday, Jan. 25, 2016.

Obituary: Norma Jean Galloway

Norma Jean Galloway, 84, passed away at her home in Rangely, Colo., surrounded by her family.

Obituary: Lois C. Weis

Lois C. Weis of Grand Junction, Colo., passed away Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015.

Obituary: Jimmy Joseph Bruce

On Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016, Jimmy Joseph Bruce of Meeker, Colo., went home to be with his Savior, Jesus Christ. He passed away from brain cancer at the Hospice Care Center in Grand Junction.

Obituary: May Mobley

May Mobley

May Mobley (Florence Maude Caldwell) was born July 2, 1920, on the Keystone Ranch to Ernest Truman Caldwell and Florence Matilda Bailey.

Obituary: David Wright Eskelson

David Wright Eskelson

David Wright Eskelson was born Feb. 10, 1928, in Devil’s Slide, Utah. He died Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction, Colo. It was said David had nine lives; in reality, he had at least 15 lives and lived them all with courage and grace despite multiple injuries and illnesses from […]

Obituary: Roland ‘Red’ Leavitt

Roland ‘Red’ Leavitt

Roland “Red” Leavitt was born in Milton, N.H., in October 1925. He died Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015. Skiing was the highlight of “Red’s” life. As a young boy, he spent his winters skiing every chance he could, “thumbing” rides to and from the ski areas each weekend.