Elton J. Bearden, 83, of Loveland, Colorado, passed away on Dec. 1, 2009 at home surrounded by loved ones.
Elton was born April 21, 1926 in Squaw Creek in Edwards, Colorado to Roland J. Bearden and Maude LeWright of Edwards.
He married Nadeen James on June 28, 1949 in Colorado. To this union four children were born. On April 10, 1967 he married Jacqueline Adams, to this union three children were born. Elton worked for 35 years for the State of Colorado Highway Maintenance Department in various areas in Colorado.
He is survived by four daughters and three sons: Maude Hawkins, Elton B., Roland J., Merna Snow, Ellis J., Amanda Mudron, and Loretta Boss. There are 21 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren, with several nieces and nephews and great grand nieces and nephews.
Memorial Services will be held on Friday, Dec. 4, 2009. Viewing starts at 10 a.m. Services will begin at 11 a.m., at Farnum-Holt Funeral Home. Please join us for the gravesite service at Rosebud Cemetery following services. Reception immediately following at Farnum-Holt Funeral Home at 405 West 7th Street, Glenwood Springs, Colorado.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Pathway Hospice or the Diabetes Foundation.