Kenneth R. Carlile

Kenneth R. Carlile, 64, a resident of Craig, Colo., died Feb. 9, 2012 in Montrose, Colo. He was born Aug. 25, 1947, in Dalhart, Texas. He was the son of Raymond and Geneva Carlile, who preceded him in death along with his sister, Mary Sue Burnett. Ken is survived by his sisters, Wanda Hass of Lubbock, Texas, and Judy Throne, of Albuquerque, N.M; nephews Mark Hale and family of Calvert, Texas; Neil Hass and family of Austin, Texas; nieces Joyce Johnson of Tulsa; Kim Murray and family of San Antonio; numerous cousins and friends in Texhoma, Okla. and Texas, where he grew up, and in Craig where he lived for many years, his “place of the heart.” He was an avid reader, loved fishing, the Oklahoma Sooners and the Denver Broncos. At Ken’s request, there will be no services and cremation has taken place. Friends and family will be notified of future gatherings to celebrate his life in Craig and in Oklahoma. Arrangements are under the direction of Crippin Funeral Home & Crematory, Montrose, Colo.