Lifetime Delta resident Jerry L. VanPelt died Nov. 13, 2017, after a brief illness. He was 66.
At his request, no services will be held.
He was born March 2, 1951, to Donald and Maxine (Ridpath) VanPelt in Delta. He spent his childhood in Cedaredge and graduated from Cedaredge High School in 1969.
Mr. VanPelt enjoyed woodworking, fishing and spending time with his family, especially Sunday dinners.
He is survived by his children, Pamela (Bill) McCollough of Delta, Brandy (Philip) McCarty of Olathe and Amber VanPelt of Delta; his brother, Alan (Carol) VanPelt of Grand Junction; two sisters, Judy (Joe) Gagne of Florida and Lorie (Greg) Bollig of Montrose; stepfather, Lee VanPelt of Cedaredge; and eight grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his father, Donald VanPelt; and his mother, Maxine VanPelt.
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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