Robert "Bob" Gilmore of Delta died Nov. 9, 2015. He was 74.
Services will be held at 3 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 12, at Taylor Funeral Service Chapel in Delta with Pastor Bob Hillyer officiating. Interment will follow in Mesa View Cemetery in Delta.
Robert Duane Gil-more was born in Staples, Minn., April 21, 1941, to Flora (Zugachwert) and Fay Gilmore. He spent his childhood in Grand Junction and Paonia. He moved to Delta when he was in his 20s.
On Dec. 21, 1962, he married Dixie Gilmore. Mr. Gilmore enjoyed raising his family, playing in the dirt and in recent years talking at the coffee shop with his buddies.
He is survived by his three sons, Frank (Sherry) Gilmore, Dwaine (Traci) Gilmore and Joe (Abbey) Gilmore, all of Delta; one brother, Fred (Wilma) Gilmore of Arizona; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; a sister-in-law, JoAnn Dawson; and extended family.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Dixie Gilmore; and his sister, Frances Williams.
Memorial contributions may be sent to HopeWest, P.O. Box 24, Delta CO 81416.
Taylor Funeral Service is handling 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.