Memorial Services Set Thursday for Guffey Fire Chief

A Memorial Service for Southern Park County Fire Protection District (SPCFPD) Fire Chief Don Felton is scheduled for Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 4 p.m. The memorial will be held at Station No. 1, 1745 Park County Road 102 in Guffey.

Picture of Chief Don Felton

SPCFPD Fire Chief Don Felton

The service will include the Fallen Firefighter Ceremony and feature tributes from Sheriff’s departments, Fire Departments, the Colorado Army National Guard and Felton’s fellow soldiers from the U.S. Army Special Forces.

A community potluck will follow the service with food provided by the SPCFPD Auxiliary and the Four Mile Fire Protection District Auxiliary.

Chief Felton died of an apparent heart attack while at work in his fire department office on Saturday, October 27, 2012. He had been district chief since April 1, 2012.

Chief Felton is survived by his wife of 49 years, Barbara, and three daughters, two living in Colorado Springs and one in Grand Junction.

In lieu of flowers or gifts the family has requested donations to the Southern Park County Fire Protection District in his name.

For additional information call Rita Baysinger, SPCFPD Public Information Officer, 719-689-9479.