Richard A. Esra of Hotchkiss died May 10, 2017, at Hospice Care Center in Grand Junction. He was 58.
Graveside services will be held at a later date.
He was born Jan. 22, 1959, to LeRoy and Joyce (Bolinger) Esra in Mesa, Ariz. He spent his childhood and attended schools in Tempe, Ariz.
He enjoyed drag racing, building model cars, camping and his dogs.
He is survived by a son, Joshua Esra; a daughter, Heather Esra; a brother, Roger Esra; and a sister, Diane Miller.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Ronald Esra.
Memorial contributions may be made to HopeWest, PO Box 24, Delta, CO 81416.
On May 18, officers of the Delta Police Department, with the assistance from the Delta County Sheriff's Office and Montrose County Sheriff's Office, conducted a search warrant at 960 Crawford Avenue, Delta. The warrant was related to drugs, drug use and possession, drug manufacturing and distribution, firearms, cell phones and any other items which may be illegal, stolen or otherwise implicating in criminal activity.