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Lewis Rodney Moneypenny

 

Lewis Rodney Moneypenny

May 18, 1931-May 5, 2018

Lewis Rodney Moneypenny, 86, of Fountain Colorado, passed away May 5, 2018.

He was born May 18, 1931 to Isa and William Moneypenny in Ritchie County West Virginia. He was one of 13 children.

He married Virginia Nichols May 21, 1951.

He entered the US Army in 1952 where he served for 26 years of active duty and six years of active reserve. He retired on September 26, 1985. During his time in the Army he was awarded the Bronze Star, Army Commendation Medal with 1st Oak Leaf Cluster, Vietnam Service Medal with three Bronze Service Stars, Good Conduct Medal with 9th Award, Vietnam cross of Gallantry with Palm, Vietnam Campaign Medal with 60 Device and the Korean Service Medal With 3 Stars.

His wife, Virginia, preceded him in death.

He is survived by his children, Larry (Doris) Moneypenny Lewis Allen Moneypenny, and Sherri (Michael) Ober; his brother, Ray Moneypenny; his sister, Christine Zedaker, eight grandchildren, and 11 great-grandchildren.

A graveside service was held Tuesday, May 15, at Fort Logan National Cemetery, Denver, Colorado.

Dove-Witt Family Mortuary, Fountain, Colorado, is making funeral arrangements.

 

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