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Terry Portlock

Terry Portlock passed away Oct. 26, 2005, at his residence in Rifle, with his family at his side. He was 57.He was born June 6, 1948, in Boise, Idaho, to Harris L. and Neva (Foreman) Portlock.Terry graduated from Ranum High School and received an associate degree in business from Front Range Community College.He served his country in Vietnam and was honorably discharged.He was a self-employed auto mechanic and established auto shops in El Jebel, Rifle and Silt in the last 30 years.Terry was previously married to Joyce Hawton, Vicki Brown Pennington, and Mary Mosman. He was a loving and caring husband, father and friend. He was known as an outgoing and open-hearted man. He made all of his loving friends smile, always having time for them and touching their hearts with his wisdom.He was an an outdoorsman who loved the Flat Tops. Terry was an avid rider and took his last ride in September with friends and family through Utah, Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho. He loved being in the wind and he now guides our wind forever.Survivors include sons Tyrell Portlock, Eric (Brenda Green) Brown, and Jamie Portlock; daughters Tiffanie (Jason) Miller, Kali Portlock, and Emily Portlock; brothers Dan, Rusty and Brent Portlock; sister Lana James; grandchildren Carson Miller and Zoe Brown; aunt Bonnie Riley; uncle Arland Foreman; cousins Blue Le Wallen, Neil and Francis Foreman, Ruth and Bob Collett, Beryle and Elwin Saxton, and Ed Novacek.There will be a celebration of life service at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at 13370 Highway 13, with the Rev. Lauren officiating.In honor of Terry, the family has requested a procession of bikes and cars preceding the service. Participants are to gather at Lyon’s Pond at Rifle Rest Area at 1:30 p.m. and the procession will leave for the celebration site at 2 p.m.Arrangements are under the direction of Rifle Funeral Home.


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