Delta resident Chad Allen Koch, 27, formerly of Salida, died Oct. 1, 2012, in Delta.
He was born July 4, 1985, in Salida to Rickey J. Koch and Tammy Ann Hapl Koch.
After his first year in Salida, the family moved to Montrose, where he lived for 10 years.
For the past 15 years, Mr. Koch lived in Delta. He attended schools in Montrose and Delta.
Mr. Koch was a truck driver and liked to ride dirt bikes.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing and his family and friends.
Survivors include his mother, Tammy Ann Koch of Howard; father, Rickey (Teri) Koch of Austin; children, Jacob and Navaeh Koch, both of Montrose; brothers, Daniel of Grand Junction, Luke and Jeff of Delta and Tyler of Austin; and a sister, Twyla Higgs of Delta.
A celebration of his life and potluck meal for family and friends will be held at 2 p.m. Oct. 20, 2012, at the Lions Club Pavilion at Confluence Park in Delta.
Arrangements are with Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory in Delta.
Online condolences may be made on the guest registry at www.taylorfuneralservice.com.