Curtis Pingleton, a longtime resident of Routt County, died Jan. 27, 2009, at his home in Palisade. He was 75.
He is survived by his wife Judy Pingleton, of Palisade; sons Tony Pingleton and his wife, Joyce, of Palisade; Tim Pingleton and his wife, JoAnn, of Columbia, Mo.; and his daughter Cherie Burris and her husband Tom, of Crawfordsville, Ind.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother.
He also is survived by three brothers, one sister, five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
To all those who knew him, his stories and the laughter he shared surely will be missed.
The memories he created will live on in the hearts and minds of all those fortunate enough to have shared the trail with him, however brief the ride may have been.