Roy Allen Eachus, November 22, 1939 " January 5, 2006 |

Roy Allen Eachus, November 22, 1939 " January 5, 2006

Roy Allen Eachus

Roy Allen Eachus Sr. passed away at his home in Silt on Jan. 5, 2006.

He was born Nov. 22, 1939, in Grand Junction to Arvel and Margaret (Carlyle) Eachus. He was raised in Grand Junction and graduated from Grand Junction High School in 1958.

He lived in several places before moving to Gypsum and finally retiring to Silt.

At the age of 66, he still enjoyed ranching, helping his neighbors, cutting wood, hunting and fishing with his grandchildren.

Survivors include brother Raymond Eachus of Mountain View, Wyo.; sons Roy Allen Jr. (Debra) Eachus of Fort Collins, Luke (Diana) Eachus of Golden, and Lonnie (Debbie) Eachus of Gypsum; daughter Debbie Eachus of Grand Junction; ex-wife Judy of Gypsum; grandchildren Danny, Dustin, Sarah, Thomas, Crystal, Derrick, Allicia and Scotty; great-grandchild Tayton; dog and best friend Wee Little.

A private memorial service will take place at a later date, followed by a barbecue for the celebration of his life.

Cards may be sent to The Eachus Family, P.O. Box 1313, Eagle, CO 81631. Rifle Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

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