Anthony "Tony" Abeyta, former resident of Delta, died April 13, 2017, in a car accident in Lindon. He was 53.
Services were held at Mesa View Cemetery April 26.
Mr. Abeyta was born in Delta Aug. 13, 1963, to Jimmy and Cris Abeyta.
He is survived by his wife, Debi; two daughters, April Lynn and Ammie Abeyta of Fort Morgan; four brothers, James, Eddie and Donald Abeyta, all of Delta, and Jerry Abeyta of Pueblo; five sisters, Christina, Rosa and Tammie, all of Delta, Kathy of Colorado Springs and Rosa of Denver; and extended family.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jimmy and Cris Abeyta.
At about 9:50 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, officers of the Delta Police Department were dispatched to a robbery reported at Arby's, located at 107 Gunnison River Drive. An extensive search of the area was conducted and the suspect was not located.
The suspect was reported to have walked into Arby's and after a brief conversation with an employee, was able to leave the store with a small amount of cash and coins.