Ray Clatfelter, 89, a lifetime Puebloan, passed away peacefully in his sleep, Dec. 18, 2020. He was born Nov. 25, 1931, in Pueblo, CO. Ray was a loving dedicated husband, dad, grandpa, great-grandpa and friend. Ray graduated from Pueblo, Centennial High school in 1950. Ray retired from CF&I and Portec as a draftsman/mechanical engineer after 40 + years of service. Two of his proudest drafting/mechanical engineering accomplishments were the escalator at D.I.A and the Spiral conveyor at Jack Daniels Distillery. Ray had a great passion for Astronomy, playing volleyball and watching NASCAR. Ray also enjoyed family vacations and family outings in the mountains. He is preceded in death by his parents, Elmer and Mae Clatfelter, mother-in-law and father-in-law Edward and Marguerite Pettit, wife, Margie Clatfelter, infant daughter, Susan Clatfelter, son in law, Ken Lebon, granddaughter, Stacy Clatfelter, sister in laws, Elizabeth Pettit and Carol Smith and family; brother in law, Rev. Edward Pettit and Donald Kay. Survived by son, William (Linda) Clatfelter; daughters, Karen (Glen) Potter, Renee (Ed) Newhall; 8 grandchildren, Carrie (Abram) Guevara, Christopher Lebon, Megan (Dave) Rooks, Sara Ford (Tom), Travis Ford (Alicia) , Kelsie (TY) Robbie, Joey (Cherri) Pachak and family, Johnny Pachak and family; 8 great grandchildren, Justin, Abbi, Jonah, Rhett, Levi, Blaze, Elias and Raegan; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
At his request, cremation. Services to be held at a later date.
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