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Virgil C. Ould

Virgil C. Ould of Paonia died Thursday, March 20, 2003, at the Palisade Living Center in Palisade. He was 75.

Mr. Ould was born July 7, 1927, in Glenwood Springs to Margaret Irene Clarke and Ellesworth R. Ould.

He grew up in Glenwood Springs and graduated from Glenwood Springs High School.



Mr. Ould served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War.

He married Helen Cross in 1948. They were later divorced. She survives.



Upon his retirement in 1992, Mr. Ould worked a s a respiratory therapy aide for 21 years at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Phoenix. He had previously worked for the Rio Grande Railroad, helping build the line for the narrow gauge railroad from Silverton to Durango. He also spent a year working for the Colorado Water Conservation in Glenwood. In his younger days, he and his father owned and operated the E.R. Ould Texaco station in Glenwood for many years.

He moved to Paonia in 1992, after spending 22 years in Phoenix.

He was a member of the Methodist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents; by brother Clifford Ould; and by sisters Lucy Jane Shader and Ruth Stull.

Mr. Ould is survived by his former wife Helen Lemmonds of Phoenix; by sons Paul E. Ould of Phoenix, Roger L. Ould of Clifton, and Jaime D. Ould of Delta; and by two grandchildren.

No services are planned. A private burial will take place.

Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.


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