October 13, 1931 ~ February 4, 2021
Born in: Pueblo, Colorado
Resided in: Pueblo, Colorado
Eugene Alfred Sturtevant Sr. (89) peacefully passed into paradise on February 4, 2021. He is survived by Eugene Sturtevant Jr. of the family home; Sherrill (Dennis) Black of Cleveland, TN; William (Pamela) Sturtevant of Tooele, UT; grandchildren Jeff Waddel, Jake (Ashley) Waddle both of Cleveland, TN; Joel (Kass) of Pueblo, CO; & Cassandra (Michael) Bertot of Salt Lake City, UT; 13 great-grandchildren & an expected great-great grandchild. He is preceded in death by his eternal sweetheart Shirley Sturtevant; parents, Mary & Bill Sturtevant; siblings, Robert, Billy & Betty; and great-grandchild, Amulek Richard. Born on October 13, 1931, in Pueblo, CO, he graduated high school from Centennial High School in 1950 before being drafted to the United States Marine Corps. After serving his country, he and his sweetheart built a home on Cherry Lane before moving to the farm. Gene taught strong work ethic by example working his career as a mechanic for Associated Grocers and a welder at Dammann along with farming. Gene loved farm life and lived on his farm for over 50 years and also managed the LDS church farm several years. Gene loved his family with all his heart. He loved making people smile. He could always be found fixing the next project. He served in his church in numerous callings and loved teaching about the gospel of Jesus Christ. He faithfully served with his sweetheart every week in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Denver Temple for about 7 years. His infectious smile will be missed by all who knew him. Viewing will be 1 hour prior to the service. Funeral service Tuesday, February 9, 2021, at 10 a.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 4720 Surfwood Ln., Pueblo, CO 81005. Please Follow Pueblo County COVID-19 guidelines.
Funeral Service: February 9, 2021 10:00 am
Church of Jesus Christ of LDS
4720 Surfwood Lane
Pueblo, CO 81005