Tommy Walterscheid, 1951-2020

Tommy Walterscheid

Lady’s man, horseshoe aficionado, outdoorsman, letter carrier, and outlaw Tommy Lynn Walterscheid told his last inappropriate joke on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, that which cannot be printed here.

Tommy was born to Leonard and Betty Walterscheid in Fort Sill, Oklahoma on Aug. 28, 1951 and he grew up in Moab, Utah. He served in the U.S. Navy and is a campaign veteran of the Vietnam War. He was a carpenter, prospector, horseman and retired as a U.S. letter carrier from Fruita, Colorado.

Tommy raised three sons, Richard Coy, Matthew (Kira) Coff and Timothy (Jennifer) Walterscheid. He’s survived by his wife, Treva (Stoner) Walterscheid; mother, Betty (Davison) Walterscheid and siblings, Cynthia (Denny) Granum, Leonard (Korine) Walterscheid; all of Grand Junction, Colorado; Michael Walterscheid of Salt Lake City and Dianna (Jim) Bicknell of Trophy Club, Texas.

Tommy loved his grandchildren, Kalynn, Alexandra, McKenzie, Bennett and Lincoln and cherished his nephews, nieces and cousins.

His father, Leonard Joseph Walterscheid, preceded him in death.

A celebration of Tommy’s life will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25 at Adobe Creek Golf Course, 876 18 1/2 Rd, Fruita, Colorado, 81521. Casual attire is required.