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Richard Lee Webb

July 11, 1931 — August 2, 2023

 

Dick passed away on  August 2, 2023 at home.  He was born July 11, 1931 in Oklahoma City, OK. Son of Dee U. and Isabel E. Webb. 

He grew up in Mission Hills, KS  with his brother, Jerry.  His family moved to Denver in 1948 where he finished high school at East Denver High school in 1949 where he was an All City and All State Hurdler on the track team, and, also lettered on the basketball team.  He played trombone in the band and orchestra and also a dance band.  He then went to the University of Denver on an athletic scholarship.  While at DU he was voted freshman king and was a member of Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity. During  his 2nd year,  his National Guard Squadron, 138th AC & W,  was activated during the Korean War, serving about 2 yrs. 

He met Margaret Covault at DU and they were married prior to serving in the USAF.  Upon discharge  he finished his education at DU. He became an agent for State Farm Insurance Companies and was with them for 39 years in the Denver area.  He was past president of Rolling Hills Country Club, past Commander of the American Legion post 2009, past chairman of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, taught handicap skiing at Winter Park for 8 years and was a rules official for the Colorado Golf Association.   He also was a member of The First United Methodist Church.  He is survived by his wife of 72 years, Margaret, a daughter, Denise Reynolds ,(Husband David,) and a son, Kenneth Webb as well as five grandchildren, and ten great grandchildren. 

Memorial Services will be the 6th of October 2023 3:00 PM at the VA Cemetery in Grand Junction Co.

Please consider making a memorial contribution in Richard’s name to the Colorado MS Society or the VA of Grand Junction, VA Health services  2121 North Ave.  Grand junction CO 91501

 

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Honors Ceremony for Richard Lee Webb

Friday, October 6, 2023

3:00 - 3:45 pm (Mountain time)

Veterans Memorial Cemetery of Western Colorado

2830 Riverside Parkway, Grand Junction, CO 81501

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