Anthony "Tony" Abeyta, former resident of Delta, died April 13, 2017, in a car accident in Lindon. He was 53.
Services were held at Mesa View Cemetery April 26.
Mr. Abeyta was born in Delta Aug. 13, 1963, to Jimmy and Cris Abeyta.
He is survived by his wife, Debi; two daughters, April Lynn and Ammie Abeyta of Fort Morgan; four brothers, James, Eddie and Donald Abeyta, all of Delta, and Jerry Abeyta of Pueblo; five sisters, Christina, Rosa and Tammie, all of Delta, Kathy of Colorado Springs and Rosa of Denver; and extended family.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jimmy and Cris Abeyta.
According to the Colorado State Patrol, alcohol is suspected in an accident that killed a 16-year-old Delta boy and injured three others June 11. The accident occurred on Highway 65 just a short distance from the Highway 92 intersection at about 1:35 a.m.