Charles "Terry" Dacus of Delta died Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017, of heart disease. He was 83.
A memorial service will be held Wednesday, Feb. 1, at 2 p.m. at Taylor Funeral Service Chapel in Delta.
Mr. Dacus was born in the Cyril, Okla., area March 24, 1933, to Charlie and Woodie Dacus. He served in the U.S. Army after he graduated from school.
As a young man, he worked in the oil fields of Oklahoma, then became a district manager for Transit mobile home transport company and finally hauling U.S. mail until he retired from the US Postal Service.
Mr. Dacus enjoyed hunting, fishing, traveling, dancing and laughing.
He is survived by his wife of 24 years, Leona Dacus; son, Craig (Vicki) Dacus; daughter, Angelia (Alan) Cox; step-daughter, Debbie Booth; seven grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to HopeWest, PO Box 24, Delta, CO 81416.
Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory is handling the arrangements.
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At about 9:50 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, officers of the Delta Police Department were dispatched to a robbery reported at Arby's, located at 107 Gunnison River Drive. An extensive search of the area was conducted and the suspect was not located.
The suspect was reported to have walked into Arby's and after a brief conversation with an employee, was able to leave the store with a small amount of cash and coins.