Ronald Gene Rich of Eckert died Sunday, Jan. 8, 2012, at his home. He was 67.
A memorial service was held Jan. 13 at Taylor Funeral Service Chapel in Delta.
Mr. Rich was born March 8, 1944, in Paonia, to Frank and Katie (Harris) Rich. He spent his childhood and attended school in Delta County.
He married Mary Jo Brown on July 10, 1967, in Durango. They celebrated 44 years of marriage. She survives.
Mr. Rich was a correctional officer for Delta Correctional Facility for many years. He enjoyed storm watching, photography, ham radio, his family and taking care of his cats.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Jo Rich of Delta; a son, Charles Rich of Pensacola, Fla.; a daughter, Brenda Georgi of Plymouth, N.M.; and two grandchildren.
Mr. Rich was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Katie Rich.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Montrose Amateur Radio Club.
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Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory handled the arrangements.blog comments powered by Disqus