Lawrence "Larry" Grover Rippy, 71, of Hotchkiss, died Oct. 31, 2008, at his home in Hotchkiss. A memorial service will take place at a later date.
He is survived by his son, Mike Rippy, of Rock Springs, Wyo.; brother Bill Rippy, of Craig; six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice and Pallative Care of Western Colorado, P.O. Box 24 in Delta, 81416.