Carl Wyatt Spaulding |

Carl Wyatt Spaulding

Carl Wyatt Spaulding of Rifle died Saturday, Oct. 4, 2003, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction. He was 36.

A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 10, at the First United Methodist-Presbyterian Church of Rifle, with the Rev. Rich Stoakes officiating.

Mr. Spaulding was born June 12, 1967, in Rifle to Naoma (Haberman) and Larry Spaulding. He graduated from Rifle High School.

He married Karen Estes on May 22, 1993, in Rifle.

Mr. Spaulding was a contractor in the construction industry.

He loved the outdoors and loved camping, fishing, hunting and snowmobiling. He was also an avid bowler. Most of all, he loved his family.

He was a member of the United Methodist-Presbyterian Church of Rifle and the Rifle Elks Club No. 2195.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Naoma Spaulding; and by grandparents Victor Haberman and Charles and Lydia Spaulding.

Mr. Spaulding is survived by his wife, Karen Spaulding of Rifle; by a son, Cody Spaulding; by a daughter, Monika Spaulding; by his father and stepmother, Larry and Glenda Spaulding of Rifle; by sisters and brother-in-law Larona and Dwight McPherson of Craig, and Linda Spaulding of La Junta; by brothers and sister-in-law Jason Spaulding of Rifle, Rick Hunter of Portland, Ore., and Jeff and Kathy Bredall of Portland, Ore.; by a grandmother, Ethel Phillips; by mother- and father-in-law Jim and Shelia Estes of Rifle; by sister- and brother-in-law Angela and Mitch Carter of Rifle; and by nieces and nephews Kirstie McPherson and Alyx and Wyatt Carter.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Carl Spaulding Family Trust account at any Alpine Bank.

Rifle Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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