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Sherman W. Mangum


Sherman W. Mangum, 83, passed away July 1, 2018, at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County. He had been a resident of Rock Springs for many years. 

He was born Feb. 20, 1935, in Roanoke, Va., the son of George Wilson Mangum and Lelia Anne Williams.

He married Cecelia Misty McKee in Pierre Hughes County, S.D., March 31, 1977, and she preceded him in death Oct. 20, 2003, at Sage View Care Center in Rock Springs.

Mangum worked as a journeyman meat cutter for many years.

He enjoyed beadwork and collecting records.

Survivors include, two sons, Bill Mangum of Mound, Minn., and Rodney C. Knight of Rock Springs; two daughters, Dawn Goetsch and husband Ken of Osseo, Minn., and Diana Nawotny of Rosevile, Minn .; three grandchildren, Nathaniel Goetsch, Emalee Knight, Nick Knight; as well as several, cousins, nieces and nephews.

Mangum was preceded in death by his parents and wife Cecelia “Misty” Mangum.

Following cremation, there will be no services at his request.

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