Cleo E. James died at his home in Paonia Oct. 10, 2015. He was 91.
No services will be held at this time.
Mr. James was born in Iowa March 24, 1924.
He married Frances Hoskin in 1950; she preceded him in death.
Mr. James enjoyed auctions, taking the scenic route home and partaking in sweets whenever he had the chance.
He is survived by his sons, Michael (Nancy) of Whitewater and Doug of Montrose; daughters, Jackie (Rene) Yepez of Redlands, Calif., and Patricia (Shaun) Severin of Loveland; his grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to Senior CommUnity Care, 11485 Highway 65, Eckert, CO 81418.
Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory is handling the arrangements.
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