AJ passed away unexpectedly and joined his Lord and Savior on Friday, December 4, 2020 at the age of 40. He will forever be missed by everyone who knew and loved him.
AJ was born on January 18, 1980 to Allan Cancil and Karen (Wolff) Redfern in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He attended Wasson High School and received his welding certification from Pikes Peak Community College.
AJ was an amazing father to his beautiful daughter Cheyenne. He loved working on projects with her, teaching her how to work on cars, working at the Haunt, and guiding her to be the strong, amazing woman she has become. AJ met his fiancée Missy in January 2018, and they shared an eternal love for each other. They were to be married in 2021. He always enjoyed spending time with friends and family and with his faithful pups Sam and Buca. He also enjoyed riding his motorcycles and quads and loved being out on his boat. AJ worked at the Newmont Cripple Creek Gold Mine as a Heavy Equipment Operator for over 19 years.
He is survived by his loving wife to be, Missy; his beautiful daughter Cheyenne, his faithful boys Sam and Buca; his parents: Karen and Royce Redfern and Allan and Maryanne Cancil; his sister: Colleen (& Larry – husband) Brown, and by aunts, uncles, cousins, many friends and “brothers”. He was preceded in death by his grandparents: Frank and Verna Cancil and George and Doris Wolff; his uncles: Dan Cancil and George “Jr” Wolff; many of his “brothers”, and his loyal dog Keno.
A visitation will be held from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm on Tuesday, December 15, 2020 at Shrine of Remembrance Chapel, 1730 E. Fountain Blvd., Colorado Springs, Colorado 80910. A graveside service will be held at 1:30 pm on Tuesday, December 15 at Evergreen Cemetery, 1005 Hancock Expressway, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80903.
Due to current restrictions masks and social distancing are required. The service will be live streamed and recorded. https://youtu.be/RXWe4vGlCFk