Wally Brent Wareham (March 20, 1939 ­— December 6, 2018) | PostIndependent.com

Wally Brent Wareham (March 20, 1939 ­— December 6, 2018)

March 20, 1939 ­— December 6, 2018

Wally Brent Wareham 79, of Glenwood Springs, Colorado passed away peacefully with his family by his side on December 6, 2018. Wally was born March 20, 1939 in Ferron Utah to Genevieve Wareham. Wally worked at Mid Continent Resources as a Coal Miner mining superintendent where he was the boss of five mine. Wally enjoyed boxing he was a Golden Gloves boxing champion, he liked to tie flies and fly fishing, his most treasured moments were camping and fishing up on the Flats Tops with his family. Wally loved horses and horse shoeing, and hunting and bugling elk, four wheeling and boating. He also loved to sit out in his front yard and patrol West Glenwood with his four dogs he adored especially his favorite dog Faith. He also has his longtime pal Bandit the cat and Jackie the bird. He met the love of his life Carol in February 1969 and were married three months later for 49 years. With that love they had two children that Wally loved with all of his heart Travis Wareham and Shannon Derby and the grandchildren to follow Natasha, and Cody Derby and Nate Wareham and new to the bunch great grandson Bentley Derby. He also considered Bryan Derby his third son, he adored Bryan. Wally also has a son Brent Wareham and family from Montrose Colorado. Wally is survived by his wife Carol, children Travis, Shannon (Bryan) and Brent, grandchildren Natasha, Cody and Nate and great grandson Bentley, brothers Jimmy Blackburn, Russell Swasey (Dixie), Rodger Powell and sister Leslie Wareham. He is proceeded in death by his mother Genevieve Wareham, sisters Bonnie Blackburn, and Sue Hymas and daughter Toni Leighton. Cremation has taken place and there will be no services. He will be spread in his favorite spot next summer.


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