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William August "Willie" Trujillo


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William August "Willie" Trujillo

William August "Willie" Trujillo, 64, of Rock Springs passed away July 9, 2015 at his home. He had been a lifelong resident of Rock Springs.

He was born on March 30, 1951 in Rock Springs, the son of the late Tony M. Trujillo and Lucy Vigil Trujillo.

Trujillo attended schools in Superior and Rock Springs. He also attended Western Wyoming Community College where he obtained a certification in industrial mechanics.

He was employed for many years as a maintenance mechanic for Pacific Corp.

His interests included fishing, hunting, camping, where he was the camp cook,  gardening and rebuilding cars.   He loved spending time with his grandchildren and family and friends. He was an avid chihuahua dog lover.

Survivors include two sons, Joseph R. Trujillo Sr. and wife Kamille of Randolph, Utah and William August Trujillo and wife Desiree of St. George, Utah; one daughter, Wanda Maria Trujillo Dickey and husband Vernon of Rock Springs; nine grandchildren;

five brothers, Tony J. Trujillo and wife Lillian, Edward G. Trujillo and wife Penny, David P. Trujillo and Frank Trujillo, all of Rock Springs, and Robert A. Trujillo of Cheyenne; six sisters, Marina I. Cox and husband Don of Rock Springs, Martha P. Gindt of Manetewoc, Wis., Margaret A. Reed and husband James of Harrisburg, Penn., Lucille D. Murphy of Rock Springs, Bertha Flanagan of Rock Springs, and Bonnie Winner and husband Don of Rock Springs; several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one son, Charlie; his parents, nephew Tony Trujillo III, brother-in-law Don Murphy and faithful companion Winnie.

Memorial services took place Monday.

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