Holt Family Funeral Home
806 E. Macon Avenue
Canon City, CO 81212
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Cecil Comstock

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Cecil Comstock Obituary
Cecil E. (Gene) Comstock age 77 of Canon City, CO. passed away at St Francis Select Medical Center, May 24, 2014. He was born January 21, 1937 in Independence, MO, to Mary (Fink) and the late Cecil O. Comstock. He married the love of his life, Delores (Taylor) Comstock, on June 26, 1966. They shared 47 wonderful years together. Gene grew up in eastern Kansas and moved to Penrose, Colorado, with his family as a freshman in high school. He graduated from Florence High School in 1954 and then attended Parks School of Business in Denver, CO. Gene served in the Army and then later held clerical positions at Rocky Mountain Bank, Florence, CO and spent 35 years working at CF&I Steel in Pueblo, CO. After retiring from the Steel Mill, he drove the RIDE bus for Developmental Opportunities for a few years. He is survived by his beloved wife Delores; his daughter Tami; and son Randy and daughter-in-law Sarah and two beautiful grandchildren, Grace and Rachel; his mother Mary Comstock; sisters Marie (Ed) Vercauteren and Nancy (Bob) Lindley and brother Jerry (Pat) Comstock; sister and brother-in-laws Donna (Dave) Curtis and Rex Taylor; and numerous nieces and nephews. He attended Christian Family Fellowship. He enjoyed bowling, helping with 4-H functions, and most of all spending time with his family. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather, who devoted much of his life to his family's activities. He loved being outside and interacting with people. He was a kind and giving man who was loved by all who knew him. He will be dearly missed by his family and friends. Memorial Services will be held Friday, May 30, 2014 at Christian Family Fellowship, 1011 Monroe Ave., Canon City, CO. Visitation and viewing 10:00 AM, Service 11:00 AM, lunch provided by Christian Family Fellowship following the service. Arrangements are being made by Holt Mortuary. Memorial donations in Gene's honor may be made to the Fremont County 4-H Foundation Building Fund.

Published in The Canon City Daily Record on May 28, 2014
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