Carl McClellanCarl McClellan, 75, passed away on December 11, in Colorado Springs. Carl was raised in Ironton, Ohio, as the youngest child of Raymond and Violet McClellan. He moved to Colorado Springs as part of the US Army and served in the Vietnam War. After his move to Colorado Springs, he met and married the love of his life, Kathleen. They were married over 51 years.

Carl was devoted to his family. He loved his children, spending countless hours coaching football and baseball teams, working on the PTA, and was a member of the Harrison District School Board. Carl was an employee of El Paso County Department of Transportation for 36 years.

Carl is survived by his wife, Kathleen; his children: Angela McClellan of Lakewood, CO, Jeff (Karen) McClellan of Concord, NH, Sean (Beth) McClellan of Colorado Springs, and Scott (Erin) McClellan of Terre Haute, IN; and eight grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents; and three siblings: LaVerne Winkler, Betty Leach, and Gene McClellan.

A visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, December 13, 2018 and funeral service 10 a.m. Friday, December 14, 2018 both at Shrine of Remembrance “America the Beautiful” Chapel, 1730 E. Fountain Blvd. Entombment will be at Shrine of Remembrance Mausoleum, Court of David. A reception will be held at Patty Jewett Golf Club after the service.

In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made to Lewy Body Dementia Association, 912 Killian Hill Road S.W., Lilburn, GA 30047.

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  1. Dear Kay and kids – it is with my deepest sympathy that I share my most heartfelt sorrow for the loss of your husband and father

    Carl was a father to many of us County kids and taught us a lot to get by in this world

    I will truly miss Carl and all the years of frienship I enjoyed with him

    There are many of us County kids that will miss him dearly


  2. A true loss to the citizens of El Paso County.
    Carl was a living, breathing, incomparable base of knowledge in his profession.
    I will miss my buddy
    Robert “Chester” Williams

  3. Carl was a good friend to me while working at the county. I will miss his smile and talks, about biscuits and gravy and food.

  4. May the promise found at Isaiah 25:8 bring some comfort in the death of Carl McClellan. “He will swallow up death forever. The Sovereign Lord will wipe away the tears from all faces.” Just imagine, no more pain and grief due to the death of a love one! By means of the Kingdom that Jesus Christ taught us to pray for at Matthew 6:9,10; God is going to remove sickness, old age and death from the human family. God’s original purpose for the earth being a paradise will be realized.

  5. Kay, I am very sorry for your loss. Carl was a great man, the best supervisor, then manager, that I have ever worked under. Carl will be sadly missed.

  6. Heartfelt condolences to the entire family of Carl McClellan. I remember him well as a youth advocate while coaching YAL football and Pikes Peak Park Baseball and as a member of the D2 school board. Always a competitor and a true gentleman. As a Vietnam Era Veteran myself I salute him and thank him for his sacrifice and service. May he now Rest In Peace. Finally a s a fellow Veteran rest assured he will Not be Forgotten.

  7. Dear family, Carl was my boss , friend, and family for 6 years. I truly loved our county family. When I moved away, I missed him so. He will truly be missed. Prayers and love to all. Love, Lori Hazel Rothschild Kruse

  8. Carl was a great man a hard worker and cared for the people of El Paso County I am so sorry for our Loss

  9. My deepest sympathy to Kaye and your family. Carl was the best friend and colleague anyone could have. He and I worked together continuously for 20 years at the County. I depended on him for so much and he was the most dependable and conscientious man. He truly was a key figure in the success I found in my job. And I am so fortunate to have had his friendship so many years. I will miss him greatly.

  10. Our deepest sympathy to Kay and the family. We are so very sorry for your loss. Carl was a great man and we are deeply saddened by his passing. He always had a smile on his face and the world was a better place with him in it. We were fortunate to not only work beside him but to call him our friend.

  11. Carl was a good man. He will be missed.

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