John Allen McEntee died Oct. 14, 2009, at St. Mary's Hospital in Grand Junction.
John was born to John and Dorothy (Dellinger) McEntee on Oct. 6, 1944, in Oakland, Calif.
He spent most of his youth in Craig before entering the U.S. Army.
He served in Germany as a medic, returning to Craig in 1964. He was employed at City Market in Craig for many years.
John married Bobbie Woods in 1965, and to this union two children were born, Shawna and Allen. They were later divorced.
He then married Karen Scarlett, and a daughter, Tara, was born to this union. They were later divorced.
He is survived by his two brothers, David M. McEntee, of Hayden, and Terry McEntee, of Livermore, Calif.; half-brother Steve Ross, of Hayden; half-sister Susan Dixon, of Roanoke, Va.; stepbrother Obie D. Sanders, of Clear Lake, Calif.; stepsister Nettie D. Harris, of Nampa, Idaho; daughter Tara McEntee, of Portland, Ore.; and many nieces and nephews.
Cremation was under the direction of Callahan Edfast Mortuary & Crematory of Grand Junction.
Interment was made in Veteran's Memorial Cemetery in Grand Junction.
A celebration of John's life will take place in summer 2010.