Joe "JD" Diaz died after a battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 63.
Mr. Diaz was born Oct. 2, 1948, in Glenwood Springs, to Joe and Margaret Diaz.
He served in Vietnam with the U.S. Navy.
Mr. Diaz was a coal miner for 35 years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, riding his Harley, his dogs, Abby and Bella, and spending time with his family.
He is survived by his wife, Cass; his parents, Joe and Margaret Diaz of Silt; two brothers, Anthony Diaz and Robert Diaz, both of Rifle; a son, Mike of Tennessee; two granddaughters; one great-grandson; and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Mass will be recited Saturday, March 17, at 10 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Rifle. Interment will follow at Skyline Cemetery in Silt, with graveside military services. A celebration of life will be held this spring in Cedaredge.
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Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory is handling the arrangements.blog comments powered by Disqus