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2000 47th Avenue
Greeley, CO 80634
Phone: 970-353-1212
Fax: 970-353-4881
Burdell Whyrick

Burdell El Roi Whyrick

Monday, October 18th, 1937 - Thursday, June 27th, 2019
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Burdell El Roi Whyrick, 81, of Greeley, passed away Thursday, June 27, 2019. He was born October 18, 1937 in Hastings, NE to Peter and Florence (Kohl) Whyrick where he grew up and attended school.

He served in the U.S. Navy and met his future bride, Edith Faye Haynie in Texas. They were married on October 25, 1958 in Wichita Falls, TX.

While in Hastings he worked in sales and in 1987 moved to Greeley where he worked in car sales and as a contractor. He was the maintenance supervisor at Dayspring Christian Schools where he also announced games and coached track and worked with youth. He later owned and operated his own residential construction company as a contractor and roofer.

Burdell enjoyed horse racing, bowling, taking road trips with Edith but most enjoyed time with his family.
He served as a Boy Scout leader in earlier years, Pro Bowling Association and an active member of the Broadview Park Church.

Thankful to have shared his life are his wife, Edith; children, Mike (Becky), Cindy (Randy) Rouse, Doug (Lynda), Kevin (Kristin) and Tiffany (Jason) Hettinger; grandchildren Nikki Adams, Staci Stunkel, Abbi Whyrick, Amy Nitzel, Scott Nitzel, Bethany Verbel, Isabelle, Anna, Grace and Johnny Whyrick, Katelyn Whitehead, Lauren and Meghan Whyrick, Avery, Ryan, and Kensington Hettinger, Hannah, Zac and Drew Rouse, great-grandchildren; Noah, Ryker, Coehn, Camden, Aidan, Ethan, Jackson, Berkeley, Baylor, Isiah, Kai, Mickey, Noa, Creigh and Cleo.

He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings; Lloyd, Chuck, Darryl, Norman “Bud” and Marvel Ellis.

Visitation 7-8 p.m. Tuesday, July 2 at the Adamson Life Celebration Home. Life Celebration Service 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 3 at Adamson with a reception to follow. Interment 2 p.m. Wednesday at Sunset Memorial Gardens.

Memorial gifts may be made to “Greeley Transitional House” in care of Adamson, 2000 47th Ave., Greeley, CO 80634. Friends may leave condolences and view the entire story at
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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019 | 7:00pm - 8:00pm
    Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019 7:00pm - 8:00pm
    Adamson Celebration Center
    2000 47th Avenue
    Greeley, Colorado 80634
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  • Service

    Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019 | 11:00am
    Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019 11:00am
    Adamson Celebration Center
    2000 47th Avenue
    Greeley, Colorado 80634
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  • Interment

    Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019 2:00pm
    Sunset Memorial Gardens
    3400 28th Street
    GREELEY, CO 80634
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Kay Hoffman

Posted at 04:57pm
To the famiy of Burdell: Burdell was an acquaintance of mine during high school some Juniata classmates hung out at a local café in Hastings and Burdell was with his buddies also. I remember , he always had a smile and was a friend to many.
Our sympathy and prayers to all of you Kay Consbruck Hoffman - Juniata, NE

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I am sorry to hear about Burt's passing. He was the best neighbor we could have asked for. You and your family are in our prayers during time.
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