OBITUARY

Gary Lee Channel

December 27, 1944July 29, 2022
Obituary of Gary Lee Channel
Gary Lee Channel, 77, of Castle Pines, passed away on July 29, 2022 He was born Dec 27, 1944 in Topeka, Kansas to Bertha and Clyde Channel. His 5 other siblings were so excited for him to come along. He grew up in Kansas till he was a teenager when his parents moved him to the “big city” in Colorado. He enjoyed his life in Colorado residing mostly in Englewood. He worked for Kings Soopers in various positions until he retired after 35 years. During the end of his career with Kings he started his own business, Channel Sprinklers. He was very successful with his company for the next 23 years. He retired for good when he turned 65. He was a person that loved life and family and never stopped making friends. He was a lover of country music and dancing, winning awards for his dancing prowess. He loved his many friends, the rodeo, riding horses, and his family. He took so much pride in his beautiful lawn and yard, and sharing with others. He is survived by his brother Glen Channel and sister-in-law Karen (Corky), his children, Jenn Channel, Rick and Dani Channel, his much loved granddaughter, Alyssia Munoz and her husband Austin, 3 great grandchildren, Tailor, Brody and Aubrey Munoz and his significant other, Pam Teague and many nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his many friends that were more like family to him. He was preceded in death by his parents, his sister, Ramona Hall and her husband Robert, his sister, Marian Howe and her husband Jerry, his brother, Lota “Lodi” Channel and his brother, Clyde “Corky” Channel. Those who would like to share memories can forward them to jennchannel@gmail.com or rick.channel@gmail.com. Some may be selected to be read at the service but may be edited due to time constraints. In lieu of flowers, the family would like donations made to Palliative care organizations. Palliative care made a world of difference to Gary and family during the last few months and it is a wonderful resource to families with serious illness or conditions. Please learn more about it for your future reference.

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Services

Thursday, August 18, 2022

Celebration of Life

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Olinger Chapel Hill Mortuary & Cemetery

Thursday, August 18, 2022

Committal Service

1:15 pm - 1:30 pm

Fort Logan National Cemetery