Charles E. (Charlie) Durland, 81 of Evans, CO passed away April 7, 2017 with family present. He was born November 9, 1935 in Brighton, CO to Lloyd and Marie Durland.
Charlie grew up in Brighton, CO and attended Brighton High School. He was a member of the Brighton FFA Chapter. Upon graduation in 1954, he then enlisted in the United States Navy and served four years where he was assigned to the USS Evans as part of its commissioned voyage. He was member of the Brighton Elks Lodge and was also a member of the Briggsdale Lions Club.
Charlie worked multiple occupations including: plumber, farmer/rancher, welder, volunteer Fire Chief in Idledale, CO, truck driver, and finally owner operator of C&C Pilot Car Service, LLC. Continue reading