December 24, 1965 – June 24, 2021
Christy Walters, a lengthy-time Rifle resident, and educator passed away on June 24 lovingly surrounded by family members and friends. She lived an motivated lifestyle that taught individuals all around her the items of loyalty, strength, determination, and grit.
Born to Beverly and Glen McCormick on December 24, 1965, Christy grew up on a compact Rifle ranch with two more mature brothers, Gary McCormick (Yolanda) of Knoxville, TN, and Mike McCormick (Marsha) McCormick of Rifle, CO. She graduated from Rifle Substantial Faculty in 1984, and from the College of Northern Colorado in 1988.
Christy was an educator for many yrs at Esma Lewis Elementary School where she taught fifth grade. She was identified for her tolerance, enthusiasm, and creativeness. Students generally still left Christy’s classroom sensation assured and cherished. Riverside Center College was her upcoming endeavor exactly where she labored with gifted and talented pupils. The later on portion of her career was put in at Highland Elementary College wherever she taught initially grade and then moved into a leadership part. All in all, the learners and households of the Western Slope of Garfield County had been blessed to have her for 30 decades as an excellent educator.
Investing time with her family members was Christy’s finest enthusiasm. You could discover her cheering on her daughters, Taylor Walters (26) and Elly Walters (21) at basketball game titles and golfing tournaments or watching her husband, Roger Walters, mentor high university and higher education basketball. She was correctly relaxed permitting her loved ones shine as she humbly supported from the sidelines. Minor did Christy know, her light-weight could not be dimmed. Her accomplishments have been witnessed and admired by so many, just as her family’s ended up.
Christy experienced the most important coronary heart and cherished supplying and accomplishing for other folks. Regardless of whether it was a type text to verify in on a person or a thoughtful reward, she constantly realized what individuals essential just before they even did. She spent all of her days currently being beneficial and thankful for several issues in her life. Thus, in lieu of flowers, please carry out an act of kindness. It can be as basic as a kind textual content, a thoughtful reward to a beloved a person, or a donation to the Rifle Animal Shelter (PO Box 1375 Rifle, CO 81650). Spreading kindness and enjoy is what Christy would want.
A celebration of Christy’s everyday living will be at the Ute Theater in Rifle, CO on Sunday, August 15, 2021, at 1:00 P.M.