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Obituary – Tommy Bryce Fellows

June 14, 2019 | Community News

Tommy Bryce Fellows, 70, of Chandler, Ariz., formerly of Berthoud, Colo., passed away Thursday, May 16, after a long battle with cancer. 

Tommy Fellows

Tommy was born May 19, 1948, in Maryville, Mo., to “Jack” and Helen (Frerichs) Fellows. Tommy moved to Loveland, Colo., with his family and graduated from Loveland High School in 1966 and then enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served in communications on Guam and Okinawa. Tommy became the father of two girls and then soon found the love of his life, Virginia Gutierrez, and they married on March 20, 1976.  He adopted Virginia’s five children and then in 1977 they had a daughter together. 

Most of Tommy’s career was spent at Hewlett Packard in Loveland as a supervisor in the printed-circuit division. One of Tommy’s greatest accomplishments is serving as mayor of Berthoud from 1984 to 1988.

Tommy was always known for his love of life, his passion for helping others, and his witty sense of humor.

He is survived by his wife Virginia Fellows, his mother Helen Fellows, sisters Kerry Anderson(Mark), Alicia Mitchell(John), his children Cindy Sawamura(Richard Alexander), Lynn Sawamura, Terry Fellows(Pamm), Rosalie Lawrence, Marty Fellows(Diane Feldman), Connie Salazar(Kevin Cook), Kimberly Yordt(Mike Bailey) and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his father, John Edward “Jack” Fellows, his son Richard Lee Fellows, and his infant twin brother Terry Lee Fellows.

A celebration of life for Tommy will be held Sunday, Aug. 25 at 1 p.m. located at Ellis Ranch – 2331 Ellis Ranch Lane Loveland, CO 80538.

In Lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: The American Cancer Society in memory of Tommy Bryce Fellows.   

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