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Donald Elsworth Yeoman was called home by his Lord on April 29th, 2014. He was born in Aguilar, Colorado on October 9th, 1932. He moved to Rockvale as a small boy and was raised by his grandmother, Eva Bone. Don entered the
in 1952 and was Honorably Discharged in 1954. He was employed at Ideal Cement (Holcim), where he worked for 44 years. Don professed his faith and was baptized in 1960. He was a member of the First Southern Baptist church since 1974, where he served as a Deacon. Don also volunteered at the Colorado State Veterans Nursing Home for many years, conducting services on Sunday mornings. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. Don took his last hunting trip at the age of 80. On May 3rd, 1958, he married Vola Wells. They had 55 wonderful years together. Don and Vola had 3 children, Kelly (Eric) Morgan, Erin (Ron ) Price and D.J. (Thecla) Yeoman. He was blessed with 8 grandchildren, Mason Morgan and his girlfriend, Reyn Moore, Emily Morgan, Joshua Price and his fiance', Leslie Hardrick, Casey Price and her boyfriend, Greg Petersen, Mallory Yeoman, Marissa Yeoman, Micheala Yeoman, Dalton Yeoman and his precious great-grandson, Landon. Don is survived by his family, his sisters-in-law, Reta Burns-Alinjovich and her children, Pam and Jerry, Brenda Wells and her children, Shannon, John and T.J. He is also survived his dear friends, Lawrence (Butch) Faoro, Joey Tamburello, Zeff DiDominico and Bill Lennox. Memorial services will be held on Wednesday, May 7th at 2pm at the Canon Community Baptist Church, 1111 Monroe. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Canon City Professional
, Local 1002 or the Canon City Volunteer Fire Department. Arrangements are under the care of Harwood Funeral Home. Online condolences at
Published in The Canon City Daily Record on May 5, 2014
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