Edward P. Maupin, Jr., a resident of Widefield and Colorado Springs for fifty years, passed away peacefully in his home March 9, 2023.
He was born July 4, 1931 in Crozet, Virginia to Edward Maupin, Sr. and Mattie Harris. Edward graduated from Crozet High School in 1950. He joined the Air Force in 1951 which began a twenty-three-year career working in supply. Edward retired in 1974 and then worked at the Colorado Springs Airport for many more years.
Edward married the love of his life, Cecilia Fay on June 12, 1953. They raised three boys and one daughter. He enjoyed spending time outdoors hunting, fishing, and camping. In his later life, at Brookdale Skyline, he enjoyed playing pool and cards with his buddies and taking countless drives through Garden of the Gods. Edward was a lifelong fan of the Broncos, who hardly ever missed watching a game. He also enjoyed college basketball and Major League Baseball.
Edward is survived by his sons, Edward (Kristina Birt) Maupin, Tony (Brooke) Maupin, and Pete (Diane Perry) Maupin; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by daughter, Shelley Maupin; wife, Cecilia; his parents, Edward and Mattie; and numerous brothers and sisters.
Memorial Service, 2:00PM, Monday, March 20, 2023, Shrine of Remembrance “America the Beautiful” Chapel, 1730 East Fountain Boulevard, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80910.
Private Inurnment at Shrine of Remembrance Mausoleum, Columbarium of Victory.
This Obituary Has 3 Condolences
Steve Young17 Mar 2023
The Buckley SFB military Retiree Activities Office (RAO) would like to offer our sincere condolences and our gratitude for Mr. Maupin’s 23 years of service to our country in the Air Force. If you would like help with any matters related to casualty assistance, Defense Finance & Accounting Service, Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP), Veterans Affairs (VA), etc. you can contact our office on Buckley SFB at 720-847-6693 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The RAO is staffed by volunteers, all military retirees themselves, and our sole purpose is to provide assistance to any military retirees and surviving spouses/family members with anything related to their military service and/or benefits, in particular during difficult times such as this. We are deeply sorry for your loss.
Lt Col, USAF, Ret
Director, Buckley SFB RAO
Beverly prigmore18 Mar 2023
So sorry Ed was a good person. The prigmore family
Lezlee Gillaspie20 Mar 2023
My deepest condolences to your family. I’ve only known Ed for a year and what a Great man he was!! He helped to take care of my dear friend Nancy Taylor and what a great relationship they had! I’m sure he’s smiling in heaven right now! RIP Ed.