Kenneth Mc Creight


Share
Posted Online: March 25, 2013, 6:27 pm
Comment on this story | Print this story | Email this story
Kenneth H. Mc Creight, 83, of Dacono, Colo., died March 21, 2013, at home.
Memorial services will be on March 29, 2013, at 12:15 p.m. at Fort Logan, 4400 W. Kenyon Ave., Denver, CO 80236. A celebration of life will follow from 2 to 5 p.m at American Legion Post 1985, 870 1st St., Firestone. In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent in Kenneth Mc Creight's name to American Legion Post 1985, P.O. Box 461, Firestone, CO 80520; VFW, 206 S. Main St., Longmont, CO 80501; or Hospice Care of Boulder & Broomfield counties, 2954 Trailridge Drive, East Lafayette, CO 80026. If you prefer to send flowers, please send them to 1023 Mac Davidson Circle, Dacono, CO 80514.
He was born in Rock Island on Dec. 19, 1929, to Clyde and Mary Ann Mc Creight. In 1948, he enlisted in the United States Army and, after six years of service, was honorably discharged in 1954. After being discharged from the Army, he returned to Rock Island, where he owned a nightclub and the Border Lounge before moving to Colorado in 1976, where he met and married Mary L. Davis on Dec. 3, 1977.
He enjoyed being involved with the American Legion Post 1985 in Firestone, Colo., and being with family.
Survivors include his wife of 35 years, Mary L. Mc Creight; his children, Judy Wallen, Dan Davis, Bryan Davis, Kenny Davis and Connie Davis; grandchildren, Jayden Wallen, Jordin Wallen, Brianna Davis and Cody Davis; sister, Millie Thoren; and several nieces and nephews.












 



Local events heading








  Today is Wednesday, July 30, the 211th day of 2014. There are 154 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: After Sept. 1, every small box of matches will be required to have a 3 cent duty Lincoln stamp on it, and every large box will be one cent for every 100 matches.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Rock Island residents had contributed a total of $1,293 to the American Red Cross for the Johnstown flood relief fund.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Capt. Clark Means, new darkhorse twirler for the ARGUS staff, was in great form in his initial contest as a mound laborer. The result was that THE ARGUS trimmed the Union 6-5.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Hunter and Humprey Moody, young Decatur, Ill, brothers, lack only a few hours of establishing a new world light plane endurance record.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Gates of the 110th annual Mercer County Fair swing open tonight at Aledo for a full week of day and night activity. More that $36,000 will be paid in premiums and race purses.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The baseball field carved out of the cornfield near Dyersville, Iowa, continues to keep dreams alive for hundreds of visitors. Tourists from 26 state and France have visited Dan Lansing's farm to see the baseball diamond seen in the hit movie "Field of Dreams."






(More History)