1953 - 2016

Funeral services for Patrick Pointon will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016, at the United Methodist Church in Las Animas, Colorado. Winfrey Shipp will officiate. A private family inurnment will take place at the Bent/Las Animas Cemetery at a later date.

Patrick Leon Pointon was born on Dec. 24, 1953, to Anna (Green) and James Jefferson "Jeff" Pointon in Las Animas, Colorado, and passed away on Dec. 4, 2016, in Pueblo West, Colorado at the age of 62.

Patrick spent 14 years serving our great country in the United States Army, eventually retiring from the Veterans Administration. He was an excellent teacher, little league coach, father, and grandfather.

Patrick is survived by his mother, Anna Pointon of Las Animas, Colorado; his wife, Rebecca "Becky" Pointon of Pueblo West, Colorado; sons, Jim Pointon and David (Nicole) Pointon, also of Pueblo West, Colorado; step-daughters, Rhonda Ayers, Hallie (Norman) High of Springfield, Colorado, Christy Ayers of Las Animas, Colorado; grandchildren, Carson Pointon, Sam Wollert, Micaela Wollert, Robyn Halouska, Jacob Halouska, Erika McKinney, and another on the way.

He was preceded in death by his father, "Jeff" Pointon; sisters, Abbey and Wendy Pointon; and twin brother, Michael Pointon.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project in care of Horber Funeral Chapel, P.O. Box 431, Las Animas, CO 81054.

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