Billie Carson died Dec. 5, 2017, at Delta County Memorial Hospital. He was 88.
A memorial service will be held Friday, Dec. 8, at 11 a.m. at the Hotchkiss Elks Lodge.
Arrangements are under the direction of Sunset Mesa Funeral Directors.
On Dec. 4 Delta County Commissioners Doug Atchley, Mark Roeber and Don Suppes denied the application of Paonia Holdings, LLC for a change of land use for the property at 41322 Highway 133, with an adjacent residence at 41402 Highway 133 and an ancillary property at 16180 Stevens Gulch Road.
The property is owned by Bowie Resources, LLC, and was formerly used as a coal load-out site.