Donald Alee DeVore
12 September , 1924 – 3 April , 2019
Donald Alee DeVore, 94, of Pueblo, passed away on Apr 3, 2019. He was born Sept.12, 1924, in Torrance, CA. Don leaves his children, Greg (Connie) DeVore and Peggy (Bob) Cusworth; his grandchildren, Brian (Kayci) Cusworth, Chad (Tinsley) Cusworth and Amanda (Joshua) Salerno; three great-granddaughters, Karlie, Brynlie, and Della Cusworth. Don was preceded in death by his loving wife of 69 years, Betty DeVore, his parents, Ray and Florence DeVore, and sisters, Adell Higgins and Betty West. Don moved to Cotopaxi, CO in the early 1930's where he was raised until 1942. His family then moved to Pueblo. He served in the U.S. Army, 107th Cavalry Reconnaissance as a M-24 tank driver in World War ll. Don and Betty built their own farm house and he enjoyed working on his farm and worked as a meter inspector at Colorado Interstate Gas Company. They also enjoyed traveling and fishing mostly at their cabin at Blue Mesa Reservoir in Sapinero, CO. Spending time with their grandchildren; especially baseball, football, soccer games and dance recitals gave them much happiness. Don was a very crafty handyman that could engineer and build almost anything. He was a member of the Elks #90 Lodge, Fraternal Order of Eagles, and the American Legion, Post #2. A visitation will occur from 4-7 pm on Tues., Apr. 9 at TG McCarthy Funeral Home. A funeral service is at 11 am on Wed., Apr. 10 at TG McCarthy Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow at Roselawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, send donations to The Center at Park West in Pueblo and the Sangre de Cristo Hospice in Don's memory.
Don leaves his children, Greg (Connie) DeVore and Peggy (Bob) Cusworth;
grandchildren, Brian (Kayci) Cusworth, Chad (Tinsley) Cusworth and Amanda (Joshua) Salerno;
three great-granddaughters, Karlie, Brynlie, and Della Cusworth.
Don was preceded in death by his loving wife of 69 years, Betty DeVore, parents, Ray and Florence DeVore,
and sisters, Adell Higgins and Betty West.
- Brian Cusworth
- Chad Cusworth
- Amanda Salerno
- Joshua Salerno
- Kyle Swanson
- Craig Scarbery
- Visitation Tuesday, 9 April , 2019
- Funeral Service Wednesday, 10 April , 2019
Donald Alee DeVore
8 April 2019
My deepest condolences. I enjoyed the fishing outings with Don at Blue Mesa. It was a great time catching fish and I remember we had Tanya Bishop with us and Don had to pull out his nut can (Peacan). It was quite the expression on Tanya's face. Rest in peace my friend.