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 Gary C Humes

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Gary C Humes

  • Birth 5 Feb 1950 Salida, Chaffee County, Colorado, USA
  • Death 25 Mar 2011 Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colorado, USA
  • Burial Salida, Chaffee County, Colorado, USA
  • Memorial ID 67724091

Gary C. Humes, 61, of Trinidad, passed away March 25, 2011. Arrangements pending.
Pueblo Chieftain Monday March 28 2011


Wednesday, March 30, 2011 Pueblo Chieftain
Gary C. Humes passed away March 25, 2011, in Pueblo, Colo. Gary was born Feb. 5, 1950, in Salida, Colo. He graduated from Western State College in Gunnison with a B.A. in music education in 1972 and with a M.A. in school administration in 1981. He did post-graduate work at UNC in Greeley. Gary retired in 2004 after working six years as a music/band director and 24 years as a school administrator in Northeastern Colorado and Trinidad. During his 14 years with School District No. 1, Gary was the assistant principal at Trinidad High School and principal at East Street Elementary and Trinidad Middle School. Gary had a passion for music of the big-band era. Upon arriving in Trinidad in 1991, he co-founded the local longtime band "The Trinidaires." Gary played tenor sax and served as the band's manager. Gary was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Joy Humes; and a twin brother, Lary. He is survived by a sister, Sharon (Dwight) Lewellen; a niece, Shira Lewellen; a nephew, Mark (Anna) Lewellen, all of Denver; and a cousin, Georga (Don) Davis of Salida. Funeral service will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 31, 2011, in the First Christian Church, 200 S. Walnut in Trinidad. Private interment will be in the Fairview Cemetery in Salida, Colo. Those wishing to do so, may make contributions in memory of Mr. Humes to "The Trinidaires" through the Davis Mortuary, 128 Broadway Ave., Pueblo, CO 81004. Online condolences at DavisMortuary.com


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  • Created by: Vaughan Mavir
  • Added: 31 Mar 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 67724091
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gary C Humes (5 Feb 1950–25 Mar 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 67724091, citing Fairview Cemetery, Salida, Chaffee County, Colorado, USA ; Maintained by Vaughan Mavir (contributor 47232034) .