Earl “Tiny” Gourdin, 66, died Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, at his residence in Moscow.
He was born Feb. 8, 1947, to Julian Gourdin and Ruby (Robin) Reed in Trinidad, Colo.
He married Sharon Peretto Jan. 9, 1976, at Raton, N.M. She died May 28, 2006.
He was the owner of Gourdin By Products and also rancher.
He enjoyed his family and spending time with them.
Survivors include his mother; one son, Mike Colantonio and wife, Teresa, Moscow; three daughters, Janine Pearson and husband, Chuck, Moscow, Sherry Castillo and husband, Ernie, Moscow, and Shelly Penrod and husband, Wade, Moscow; four brothers, Lonnie Gourdin and wife, Jean, Globe, Ariz., Clifford Gourdin, Tucson, Ariz., Bill Gourdin and wife, Louise, Hugoton, and Ray Reed and wife, Donna, Amarillo, Texas; five grandchildren, Kayla Colantonio, Codylee Colantonio, Christopher Pearson, Mathew Pearson and Tristan Colantonio; two great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends.
He was also preceded in death by one son, Roger Colantonio.
• Memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Moscow High School.
Memorials are suggested to the Stevens County Fair and may be mailed to Paul’s Funeral Home, P.O. Box 236, Hugoton, KS 67951.