Vernon Sides of Delta died Sunday, April 22, 2012, at his home. He was 85.
A private family memorial service will be held at a later date.
Mr. Sides was born Jan. 16, 1927, in Densmore, Kan., to Ernest and Hazel (Laughry) Sides.
He enlisted in the United States Army.
Mr. Sides was a sheet metal worker for many years.
He married Gladys Thorndyke on April 22, 1974, in Cañon City. They celebrated 28 years of marriage. She died Dec. 12, 2002.
Mr. Sides enjoyed bowling, his grandchildren and tinkering around the yard.
He is survived by three sisters, Gwen Langland, Eleanor Gendill and Vicki Lee; two stepdaughters and their husbands, Kyrlene and Pat Carter, and Diane and Bob Pfifer; two stepsons, Tom Christian and his wife Shirley, and Robert Lightener; 15 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren.
Mr. Sides was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Sides; a son; a stepson; and a brother, Revilo Sides.
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Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory handled the arrangements.blog comments powered by Disqus