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Leroy (Lee) C Lopez

October 7, 1925 ~ October 23, 2017 (age 92)

Leroy (Lee) C. Lopez, 92, of Denver, passed away on October 23, 2017.  He was born October 8, 1925, in Denver, the son of the late Henry and Josephine (Bustos) Lopez.  Leroy was a construction worker and foreman for many years working on such buildings as the stadium on the CU campus in Boulder.  He also worked for many years as a maintenance man for Denver Housing before retiring.  Leroy enjoyed gardening and also had adventures making beer and his own wine from grapes that he grew.  He also kept himself busy with home projects such as building a backyard patio, a driveway and other home improvements.  Leroy was active for many years in the GI Forum and was proud to have met Robert Kennedy as a member at one of the GI Forum functions. 


Leroy was married to Dolores Romero Lopez and had seven children.  Later he became remarried to Donna Marie Rodriguez. Survived by his wife, Donna Marie; daughters, Christine (Jack) Williamson, Melody (Stuart) Miller, Merrietta Lopez; sons, Craig (Yvette) Lopez, Joaquin Lopez, and Randy Lopez; 10 grandchildren, Oliver Ott, Arlene Serrano, Ben Lopez Jr., Franchesca Lopez, Josiah Lopez, Ray Lopez, Jai Lopez, Darline Lopez, Emily Miller, and Cassandra Lopez; 12 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren; brother, Henry Lopez; sister, Gloria Lopez and many nieces, nephews and extended family. Preceded in death by daughter, Kathy (Rose) Lopez, granddaughter, Dolores Lopez; parents Henry and Josephine Lopez, and brothers, Vincent Lopez, Frank Lopez and Joseph Lopez.


Leroy was cremated by the Erlinger/Avalon Funeral Home, Lafayette, CO.  Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society-Denver 2255 S Oneida St. Denver, CO  80224.  To share a memory of Leroy or leave a special condolence message for the family, please visit 

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