Joseph H Kay

Born: Wed., Feb. 14, 1973
Died: Fri., May 18, 2018

Memorial Service

11:00 AM Tue., May 29, 2018
Location: Lewis and Glenn Funeral Home

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Joseph “Joe” Howard Kay, passed away on Friday May 18, 2018 in Fremont County, Colorado.  Mr. Kay was born February 14, 1973 in Leadville, CO to Chuck and Georgia (Lamphier) Kay.

Mr. Kay grew up in Buena Vista and graduated from Buena Vista High School in 1991.  He spent his life in Buena Vista where he loved to camp, fish, drive around in the hills, watching his sons play baseball and riding dirt bikes.  He also loved to cook and spent many years cooking in numerous restaurants.

In 1993, He met Rachel Oversole who would later become his wife.  They spent many years together and had two sons, Ryan and Tyler.   Mr. Kay was a great man who would do anything for anyone.  His pride and joy was his sons.

Mr. Kay is survived by his sons Ryan and Tyler and former wife Rachel Kay all of Buena Vista, CO.  Father Chuck Kay of Buena Vista, mother Georgia Kay of Fountain, CO, sister Malisa (Darrell) Willis of Fountain, CO and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.  He will be greatly missed.

A Memorial Service is set for 11:00 AM Tuesday May 29, 2018 at Lewis and Glenn Funeral Home.  A Celebration of Life will also be held from 1-4 PM Saturday June 2, 2018 at the VFW in Buena Vista, CO.  In lieu of Flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Mr. Kay’s sons Ryan and Tyler Kay through Lewis and Glenn Funeral Home.  On line condolences may be sent to the family at

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Stuart Grimstad
   Posted Wed May 23, 2018
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family. Our son, Geoff, grew up with Joe. They spent many hours riding bikes and skate boards and I think they were in Scouts together.

Cindie and Ed Swisher
   Posted Thu May 24, 2018
Dear Georgia and Chuck, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I have no words to help you thru the loss of your son. Grasp on to your memories and remember all the lives he touched in a positive way. We will be praying for peace, comfort, strength, and a little numbness to get you through. Our hearts go out to you and know the struggle of your loss. HUGS!

MaryAnn Ambro
   Posted Fri May 25, 2018
I am so sorry , he will be missed .I still can not believe It .

Alan and Kim Schwarz
   Posted Sun May 27, 2018
Dear Chuck and Family,
We are so sorry to hear of your son's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this most difficult of times. God bless.

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