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Obituary: Jimmy Gordon Arellano

By Administrator

August 9, 2023

Jimmy Gordon Arellano, 45, passed away July 26, 2023 at Skyridge Medical Center in Lone Tree, Colorado. Jimmy was born, Wednesday, May 31, 1978 to Jimmy F. Arellano and Barbara Martinez in Colorado Springs, CO.

Jimmy married the love of his life, Krystal (Paugh) Arellano, on March 31, 2007 in Rocky Ford, CO. Jimmy loved spending time with his family and friends. He loved to go hunting and fishing. He also loved to root for his nieces at their various sporting events. Jimmy was loved by so many. He was so kind and loving. He would always be the first to help someone out, whether he knew them or not.

Jimmy is survived by his wife Krystal Arellano of the Ordway home; mother, Barbara of Colorado Springs; grandmother, Vada Martinez of Rocky Ford; mother-in-law, Carol (Paul) Young of Rocky Ford; uncle, Robert (Hazel) Martinez of Rocky Ford; siblings, Jesse (April) Arellano of Littleton, Mia Arellano of Colorado Springs, Kim (David) Hoffman of Haswell, CO, Kurt Paugh of La Junta; nephews and nieces, Xander and Isabella Arellano, Duncan and Brianna Habinck, and Ryleigh Paugh. Jimmy is also survived by other important family members such as numerous aunts, uncles and cousins–too many to list. He was preceded in death by his father Jimmy F. Arellano; father-in-law, Howard Paugh, grandmother, Lillian Wilbur; and sister-in-law, Ashley Paugh.

A Celebration of Life/Open-House will be held, Monday, August 7, 2023 at McBride Hall, Room 137 from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at Otero Junior College in La Junta, CO.

Online condolences may be made at Peacock-Larsen Funeral Home & Arkansas Valley Crematory is in charge of arrangements.