Paul R. Montandon, 1953-2018
Paul Raymond Montandon, 65, of Hot Sulphur Springs passed away on Aug. 17, 2018 at his home with his wife of 46 years by his side.
Paul was born to Francis Louis Montandon, Jr. and Mary Lois Booker on May 6, 1953 in Plainview, Texas. He was raised in Lockney, Texas, where he graduated high school in 1971. He married the love of his life, Sarah Jane Ball, on June 2, 1972.
Paul and Sarah moved to Colorado in January 1973 so Paul could attend the Colorado School of Trades to become a gunsmith and machinist. Paul worked for the Henderson Mill (under various names and owners) starting in 1977 and retired 38 years later in November 2015.
He was a faithful member of the Church of Christ for 57 years.
Paul and Sarah had three children; Joshua Wayne, Daniel Caleb and Amanda Beth. Paul loved the Lord, his family, the 2nd Amendment, cruising with his bride, playing with his eight grandchildren, hunting, snowboarding, inventing new words in Scrabble, reading, eating dessert, and music.
He is survived by his wife, Sarah Montandon; son, Caleb Montandon of Grand Lake; daughter, Amanda Spriggs of Broomfield; mother, Mary Lois Montandon of Albuquerque, N.M.; brother, Francis Montandon of Lockney, Texas; brother, Mark Montandon of Merriam, Kan.; sister, Lila Earwood of Albuquerque, N.M.; and eight grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father, Francis Louis Montandon, Jr. and his eldest son, Joshua Wayne Montandon.
In lieu of flowers, the family request donation be made to the Middle Park Church of Christ P.O. Box 1210 Granby, CO 80446 noted In Memory of Paul Montandon or to the National Rifle Association Foundation at http://www.nrafoundation.org. Memorial services will be held on Saturday, August 25 at the Middle Park Church of Christ 288 CR 61 Granby, CO 80446. Viewing will be at 9 a.m. and the service at 10 a.m., with light refreshments and fellowship to follow. Cremation will take place after services.
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