LONGMONT, Colo. – Terry Dee Enright, 67, died Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017 at Medical Center of the Rockies after a car accident.
He was born Feb. 22, 1949 to Sylvia (Plymire) and Harry Enright in Great Bend.
He married Carol Engel April 14, 1979 in Liberal. She survives.
He graduated from Hays High School in Hays. Following his graduation, he attended Kansas State University, where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in mechanical engineering in 1972.
His work career started as a construction engineer in commercial real estate development and chemical construction facilities.
He later entered the oil and gas industry as a petroleum engineer for Tri-Ex Oil and Gas. He and Carol founded Enright Gas & Oil to develop oil and gas projects in Kansas, Montana, and Colorado.
In 2005, he went to work for Kerr-McGee and later Anadarko Petroleum where he worked as a Landman to develop oil and gas in the Wattenberg field in Colorado.
He had a strong Christian faith and attended LifeBridge Christian and Flatirons Community Church.
He was a charter member of Mead Rotary Club where he was engaged with Rotary Youth Leadership Awards.
He educated youth through Junior Achievement programs and served on the advisory boards for ‘Touching Hearts through Athletics’ and ‘Partners Mentoring Youth’ in Weld County.
He was an active golfer and appreciated skiing the mountains with his family.
Survivors also include his children: Dr. Tarra Deiter-Enright, Denver, Dane Enright (Alexandra Rossi), Denver, Tess Enright, Denver, Dora Michniok (Nicholas), Denver, Carl Enright (Alexandra Morrison), Edmond, Oklahoma, and Terrance Ault (Susan), Austin, Texas; grandchildren, Christopher and Lauren; brothers, Randy Enright (Linda), Denver and Monty Enright (Peggy), Manhattan; sister, Kathy Enright, Palm Springs, California; and many nieces and nephews.
• Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017 at LifeBridge Christian Church in Longmont, Colorado.
The family will receive visitors from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17 at Howe Funeral Home.
Memorials are suggested to the CSU Foundation to establish the Terry Enright Memorial Scholarship Fund and sent to Howe Funeral Home, 439 Coffman Street, Longmont, CO 80501.
Condolences may be left at howemortuary.com