Lifetime Delta resident Larry D. Sanders died Nov. 23, 2017, at HopeWest Hospice Care Center in Grand Junction. He was 72.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Larry Duane Sanders was born Dec. 23, 1944, to Rolland and Lucille (Nelson) Sanders in Delta. He spent his childhood and attended school in Delta.
Mr. Sanders worked in farming and ranching, and for Shea's Feed Lot for many years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, cowboying and the outdoors.
He is survived by his sister, Dorothy Moreland; and extended family.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers.
Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory is handling the arrangements.
Visit the internet obituary and sign the online guest registry at www.taylorfuneralservice.com.
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.