Kevin Parnell, 43, passed away at home surrounded by his loving family. The Lord called him home Sunday morning after a courageous battle with cancer. Preceded in death by his grandparents, Glen and Helen Cummings and Bill and Doris Parnell. Survived by his loving wife, Gina; and his beautiful daughters, Katelyn and McKenna; mother, Judy (Orin) Einspahr; father, Jerry (Jan) Parnell; sister, Kim (John) Gallant; mother and father-in-law, Dave and Betty Salameno; brothers and sisters-in-law, Rex and Lori Greenhood, Dennis and Tami Maltbie and Donnie and Meri Greenhood; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and many special friends. Kevin loved spending family time with his wife and daughters whether it be fishing, camping, volleyball, swimming or racing. He was a hardworking, generous business owner for the past 25 years and will be sadly missed by many. Special thanks to the Cancer Treatment Center of America in Goodyear, Ariz. There will be no viewing. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Friday, May 23, 2014, at Fellowship of the Rockies, 3892 W. Northern. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. In lieu of food and flowers, please make donations to the Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Kevin's memory through Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors, 1317 N. Main St., Pueblo, CO 81003.

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  1. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all now and for time to come. Please know we are praying for you and know that memories you have will enrich your lives forever. Talk, remember and share. Memories can never be taken away and will live on. Bless also those who stood by you through out this long journey and will continue to do so.

  2. Kevin was just a fun person to be around. We have spent many
    enjoyable times sharing life with Kevin. He was a passionate father and a
    strong family oriented man. He will be greatly
    missed by all of his family and friends. Kevin is now in the ultimate place and
    he is in the hands of God. His spirit
    will always be with us and never forgotten.

  3. Dear Gina and girls , I am so sorry at the loss of your husband, father. I am sure you were his earthly angel Gina and saw him through this transition. And now He is dancing on the streets of gold and awaiting to reunite with you and the girls someday . May God shower you with His love, peace and grace over the upcoming months, and may you find rest in the arms of Jesus as he holds you. May to call on Him in the dark moments and hold tight to the precious memories you have with him, in which no one can take. My love and prayers will be with you.

  4. Kevin was a wonderful person and will be truly missed. Gina, you and Kevin had a true all-American love story, high school sweethearts that built a life together, and I hope that brings you comfort in your time of grief. My deepest condolences to you and your girls.

  5. To Katelyn and the Parnell family I offer my sincere condolences. You’re in my thoughts and prayers.

  6. My thoughts and prayers go out to the entire family. Kevin was a special friend and always had a kind word. Judy please know you raised a fine man and Kim he had a brotherly love for you that will never be broken.

  7. I am so sorry Kevin was a wonderful friend and will be missed by so many my heart goes out to Gina and the girls and the whole family he will be truly missed my thoughts and prayers are with you if any of you need anything I am always here God Bless

  8. Gina and girls and family! My heart and prayers are with you in this time of great sorrow and grief!

  9. I just wanted to express my deepest condolences. I was so shocked and saddened to hear of Kevin’s passing. I will never forget and will cherish the memories I have hanging out at the Parnell’s during middle school and high school. My prayers and thoughts are with you all, God Bless.

  10. I knew Jerry & Judy Parnell in Fowler at Faith Baptist Church. I so enjoyed Kimberly and Kevin. I was so sad to hear of Kevin’s passing. I will be praying for all of you for strength and encouragement in the weeks and months ahead.
    My mother’s name is Vera Garrett. I think Jerry & Judy will remember her as well as my older brothers and sisters, David, Steve, Margaret, & Connie. God Bless you.

  11. We are so sorry to hear about Kevin.Our love, thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Rosie and Sam Potter and family

  12. Thoughts and prayers to all of Kevin’s family. May the good times with family and friends give you peace and comfort in the days ahead. May God hold all of you tightly in His hands during this most difficult time. Blessings to all.

  13. Kevin was a very special person, his smile was infectious – my heart goes out to the family as I know what a void Kevin’s passing will leave – will miss you greatly my friend – rest in peace you have had a difficult journey

  14. Dearest Gina, Katelyn, McKenna, Judy, Jerry, Dave, Betty and family,

    May God bless you during this time with his loving presence. The Miller, Kurttt, Houston family sends you our deepest condolences and love. May you each be nourished by the memories you’ve made together. Our hearts are with you.

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