Leonard William “Bill” Crandell | PostIndependent.com

Leonard William “Bill” Crandell

Leonard William “Bill” Crandell died at his home in Rifle, CO on August 1, 2014, at the age of 77. He was born to parents Ellis Norman and Jessie Lane Crandell in Grand Junction, CO, on August 9, 1936. Bill was in the Air Force from 1954-1957. He enjoyed hunting and was an avid marksman. His favorite hunting location was on Skinner Ridge North of De Beque.

Bill is survived by his wife Louise of Rifle, daughter Glenda and granddaughter Samantha Jo of Battlement Mesa, grandson Joseph, brother Maynard of Grand Junction, sister Darlene of Moab, Utah, Aunt Betty Spangler of Dove Creek and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Bill was preceded in death by his parents, daughters Retta Ann and Brenda Faye Crandell, grandson Samuel and his brother Earl Ray “Cotton” Crandell.

Bill was a wonderful father and grandfather and will be sorely missed.

Memorial services will be held at the De Beque Cemetery on August 9, 2014, at 11:00 a.m.

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