Richard Cerise (May 14, 1930 — July 13, 2019) |

Richard Cerise (May 14, 1930 — July 13, 2019)

Richard Cerise, a Carbondale native, passed way from natural causes on July 13, 2019, at Delta Memorial Hospital. He was born on the family ranch in Carbondale on May 14, 1930, to Mumbert and Laurine Cerise. The oldest of 3 children. He married Terry Gardner on Nov. 11, 1988, and with that union came 4 children that he loved and took care of as his own.

Richard is survived by his wife Terry and her four children Ted, Laura, Jenny and Kenneth Dean Ward; brother Dennis (Trish) Cerise; sister Helen (Pete) Gorrell; nieces and nephews, Merri Gorrell, Scott Gorrell, Terri Hoopes, and Megan and Jeremy Cerise; great-niece and -nephew Ruth and Anton Gorrell; as well as grandchildren Kyle, Dakota, Jacey, Eaton, Nicole and Alexis; and 4 great-granddaughters Natalie, Amyah, Addaline and Evelyn Rose.

Cremation has taken place and a private family service will be held. Burial will take place at Evergreen Cemetery in Carbondale. Arrangements entrusted to Farnum Holt Funeral Home in Glenwood Springs.

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