Longtime Powderhorn resident Flynn Mangum died Wednesday, March 9, 2016, at his home in Delta. He was 67.
At the family's request, no services will be held at this time.
Mr. Mangum was born in Bryan, Texas, Nov. 10, 1948, to Lavar and Esther (Rochelle) Mangum. He spent his childhood in Pueblo and Gunnison, graduating from Gunnison High School in 1967.
He served in the U.S. Navy.
On March 30, 1969, he married Roberta Cadwell in Gunnison.
Mr. Mangum was a member of Gunnison Elks #1623. He enjoyed hunting, being in the mountains, going to his grandchildren's sporting events, visiting with family and friends, and helping his brother-in-law check cows.
He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Roberta Mangum of Powderhorn; a son, Justin Mangum of Gunnison; a daughter, Charity Cotton of Delta; two brothers, Bryan Mangum of Washington and Lynn Mangum of Arizona; four grandchildren, Lane and Shaylee Mangum of Gunnison and Clayton and Amanda Cotton of Delta.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory handled the arrangements.
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On Tuesday, Sept. 11, the Delta County Board of Commissioners called a special meeting to consider the board's response to the Bureau of Land Management's preliminary Environmental Assessment (EA) concerning the lease parcels proposed for the December BLM sale.
Several people from the North Fork were present to provide input.