Lewis 'Dave' Rickwalt, 84, beloved husband, father, and papa, passed away on July 28, 2017. He was born on March 21, 1933, in Canon City, Colo. He was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Marjorie Dolan Rickwalt; his brother, Alan Rickwalt; his sister, Evelyn James; and his parents, Lewis A. and Eunice Rickwalt. Survived by his loving daughters, Shelly (Bob) Moreschini, Elaine (Steve) Ivan, and Pam (Mike) Goggin; grandchildren, Megan (Jarid) Prowell, Marissa (Stephen) Van Patten, Jennifer and Trevor Ivan, David and Dylan Goggin; and great-grandchildren, Brooks Curtis Van Patten and Thea Rose Prowell. He is also survived by his sister, Carole Shepherd; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. Dave graduated from Centennial High School in the class of 1951. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was a truck driver for many years and was the owner/operator of his own business, Rickwalt Trucking. He was a long-time member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie #145. Dave loved the outdoors and enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping, snow and water skiing, and boating with friends and family at the Minnequa Club. He was proud of his German heritage and loved to dance. The wonderful friends and neighbors in Sunset Park and especially on Stanford Avenue, where he had lived since 1959, were very special to him. The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to all the friends who visited him and the caregivers who helped to make his life so much better during these last years of his life. Special thanks to the staff at Brookdale El Camino Assisted Living Center, Parkview Medical Center, and Joni Fair Hospice House. Graveside service, 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 4, at Imperial Memorial Gardens in Pueblo followed by lunch in the reception hall. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Joni Fair Hospice House or a charity of your choice through Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors, 1317 N. Main St., Pueblo, CO 81003. Online condolences at www.montgomerysteward.com.

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  1. I am so sorry to hear about Dave!! My dad, Oscar Moon, loved doing business with him and he admired him!! There are no words to express how sorry I am about loosing your dad and mom a few years earlier. The memories are wonderful to have and share and I am thankful that I knew your dad for the kind and caring man he was.

  2. Shelly, Elaine, and Pam,
    I’m so sorry for your loss. Dave definitely was a pioneer
    In the trucking industry I learned a lot about business and the
    Industry in general! Keep his memory alive it will help you and comfort you.

  3. My sincere condolences to Shelly, Elaine, Pam and all. Dave and Marge were wonderful neighbors and just wonderful people. Here is a quote that I love and hope helps you during this sad time and always “Don’t cry for me as I am in a better place…home at last with Jesus in His warm embrace”. God love and be with you all.

  4. I am sorry to hear about the loss of Dave. He was a great neighbor and was always willing to help a neighbor out. He will be greatly missed by everyone who knew him. I especially remember growing up as a child the great spirit and loving nature he had.

  5. Shelly, was so sorry for the loss of your father. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and all your family.
    Bev and Alan Kochevar

  6. Thank you Dave for being a great husband…a loving father…a wonderful person and friend…I’m sad when great people like Dave pass…he was always SO happy and such a gentleman…that is what I will always remember about Mr. Rickwalt!! and what brings a smile to my face!!

  7. We are do sorry for your loss. You are all in our prayers. God’s Grace be with you. Ron and Tiffiany Oreskovich

  8. A Great Man who will be missed so much. He raised three wonderful daughters, we will pray for them and the rest of his family. RIP Dave.

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