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Chet Colelay

September 10, 1954 ~ September 22, 2020 (age 66)


Chet Colelay went to be with Lord September 22, 2020 at Mountain Vista Hospital surrounded by loved ones. He was born on September 09, 1954 to parents Abieta and Crosby Colelay. Chet married Mary Lou and were married for 43 years. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and playing basketball. He was a humble man, respectful, caring, soft spoken and a hard worker. Chet worked at F.A.T.C.O, Forestry and as a carpenter (Dry wall).

Chet is survived by his wife, Mary Lou Colelay; daughters, Jessica & Karl Roberts and Tanya Colelay & Gregory Garsjo; sons, Chester & Michelle Colelay, Clarence Quintero, Chris & Michelle Goklish, Jacob Quintero and Frederick & Rosenda Colelay; 15 grandchildren; brothers, Travis, Challis & Barney Colelay; sisters, Trisha & Letica Colelay, Joreen Foster and Curry & Cynthia Palmer; aunt, Nettie Declay & Ester White Cliff; uncles, Frank Perry & Nelson Ethelbah; 6 God children and 5 foster children;

He is preceded in death by Abieta & Crosby Colelay, Angelina Colelay, Virgil Colelay and Natanile Colelay.

A viewing will be held Thursday, October 01, 2020 at 10:00 am at Silver Creek Mortuary, Pinetop, Arizona.

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