Richard Owen Eddens was born May 19, 1931, in Denver, Colo. He passed away Feb. 27, 2009.
Richard was raised in Durango and Pagosa Springs, Colo. He was the son of Skeet and Maude Eddens.
He is survived by two sisters, Virginia Eddens, of Mississippi, and June Stack, of Oregon; and seven children, 13 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren, living all over the United States.
He was in the Air Force in the early 50s for four years.
He rodeoed and was a wrangler for years. He loved the great outdoors and will be missed by one and all.
A funeral will be held Saturday, March 7, 2009, at 4 p.m., at the Animas Valley Grange on CR 203, in Durango, Colo.