It is with heavy hearts that we must announce the passing of Joseph Edward Repass. Joseph passed away in his home in Lakewood, Colorado on February 22nd at age 80.
Joseph was born on August 31st, 1942, in Tazewell, Virginia to John Repass and Virginia (Atwell) Repass. Joseph lived a fulfilling life as a father, brother, grandparent, and friend. He loved God and his family very much. His grandchildren would often refer to him as Santa Claus because of his warm smile and puffy white beard. He adored his siblings, especially his sister Betty. He was a proud veteran of the United States Airforce. In 1966, he was stationed in Frankfurt, Germany, which became one of his favorite places in the world. Joseph was an airman second class, E-3. He specialized in weapons mechanics and was awarded the Good Conduct Medal. Joseph was a local handyman for many years. In his prime he was the owner of Clearview Window Washing, where he would scale the buildings of Denver and make them shine! Joseph loved to spend his free time in nature feeding ducks and squirrels. He will be greatly missed for his humorous personality and his unconditional friendship.
Mr. Repass will be joining many family members in Our Lords Kingdom.
He will be joining his mother Mary Virginia (Atwell) Repass,
His father John Robert Repass,
His daughter Tina Jo,
His brothers, Bobby, and John,
His sisters, Sylvia, Edith (toots), Barbara, Betty, and Frances.
Joseph is survived by many.
His partner Donna Henderson,
His children Joseph Edward Repass Jr, James Darrel Repass, and Kimberly Susan Repass.
His grandchildren John Robert Williams, Kirstin Nochole Coronado, Frankie Thomas Repass, Dakota Repass, Misty Rain Thompson, Dempsey Neal Thompson, and Dana Repass.
His great grandchildren, Joesiah Repass, Raina Williams, Elias Coronado, Emma Repass, Naomi Coronado, Tina Marie Thompson, Legacy Williams, and Honor Williams.
His Grandsons, Frankie Repass and Dempsey Thompson, will have the honor of being the pallbearers for his service.
Thank you for everything you have done for our family. You will be carried in our hearts forever. We will live our lives with the standard of honor and excellence you have set for us all.
Memorial services will take place at Clear Creek Community Church on Friday, March 24th at 8 a.m. Viewing services will be private for immediate family only at 9am at Horan and McConaty. A committal service will be held with full military honors at Fort Logan at 10:30 a.m. Please keep in mind this will be a BLACK-TIE AFFAIR, please look your best.