Walter Leo Posey

Graveside services, with Military Honors, for Walter Leo Posey will be held Monday, April 16, 2012 at 2 p.m. at the Cortez Cemetery.

Walter Leo Posey was born on March 3, 1931 in Cortez, the son of Harvey L. and Mildred Dorothea (Butt) Posey. He was a lifelong resident of Colorado, all but 25 years being in this area. Walter passed away on April 12, 2012 at the age of 81.

Walt was a former member of Cortez Elks Lodge B.P.O.E. #1789 and Ute Mountain American Legion Post #75. Walt served his country in the U.S. Navy. He enjoyed traveling, fishing, and camping.

Walt was preceded in death by his parents, Harvey and Mildred Posey.

Surviving Walt are his daughters, Gigi Posey Stevenson of Albuquerque, N.M., Joyce Montgomery Nidiffer and husband Doug of Dove Creek and Julie Montgomery Hall of Tucson, Ariz.; his sisters, Myrlene Posey Harris and husband Lavell of Cortez and Janie Posey Hafen and husband Jeff of Henderson, Nev.; his seven grandchildren, and ten great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions in honor of Walter Posey may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Arrangements are under the direction of Four Corners Funeral Chapel, Cortez.