Dennis Eugene Gurney , 52, of Montrose, Colo. died at his home on Saturday, July 25, 2009.

He was born Nov. 24, 1956 to Alfred Lewis and Jeanette Stobbs Gurney in Corpus Christi. He married Pamela Renee Aug. 18, 1977 in Alice, and resided in Montrose 19 1/2 years moving from Texas and making their home in Montrose, Colo. until Dennis's time of death. Dennis had served his country in the United States Army. He enjoyed the outdoors and mountains, going hunting, fishing, golfing, gardening and woodworking.

He was preceded in death by his father, Alfred.

Survivors include his wife, Pamela of Montrose, Colo; his mother, Jeanette Gorbet of Robstown; son, Eric Gurney (Lydia) of Montrose, Colo, and their children, Taylor, Trenton and Candra; son, Kevin Gurney (Nicole) of Montrose, Colo, and their children, Brooklynne and Hailey; daughter, Jessica Gurney and Kevin Meiners and their children, Kadin, Jyllianne and Jorja; sister, Debbie Brazil of Robstown, and her children, Ryan and Brandon.

A funeral service was held in Montrose, Colo. Cremation followed the service. A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, Aug. 7, at 7 p.m. at the Faith United Church of Christ in Orange Grove.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Dennis Gurney Family Memorial Fund, c/o NuVista Federal Credit Union, 2711 Commercial Way, Montrose, Colo 81401.

Crippin Funeral Home, Montrose, Colo.