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George (Dick) Hope

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George (Dick) Hope, 81 of Canon City, CO passes away quietly in his sleep on June 28, 2013 in Pueblo, CO. Dick was born July 1, 1931 in Spencer, IA to George Nelson Hope and Lillian May Bartingale. Dick had one sister, Barbara, and one brother, Robert. In 1958, Dick married Annette Bodhaine. Of that union, three children were born; Michael, Patrick and Anthony. In 1977, Dick married Beverly Barnes with whom he spent the rest of his life. Dick served in the US Air Force from 1950 to 1953 when he was honorably discharged. He was employed in construction and the printing business when he retired. He was an avid bowler and interested in many sports. He became an enthusiastic fan of the Colorado Rockies, Denver Broncos and the Denver Nuggets- hating to miss any of the games. Dick is survived by his beloved wife Beverly of Canon City, CO; son Michael (Robin) Hope of Denver; stepdaughter Catherine (Fred) Tegarden of Cincinnati; stepson Larry (Sharon) Barnes of Penrose; grandchildren, Lauren Hope, William Morgan, Alana Morgan, and Kimberly Barnes; and several nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his beloved dog, Petey. He is preceded in death by his parents, George and Lillian; his sister Barbara; brother Robert; children Patrick and Anthony. A celebration of Life will be held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 1435 Elm Street in Canon City at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, July 6, 2013.

Published in The Canon City Daily Record on July 3, 2013
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