Green River Star -

Aaron P. McGarvey


October 18, 2017

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Aaron P. McGarvey

Aaron P. McGarvey, 57, of Rock Springs, passed away Oct. 12, 2017.  

He was born in Kabul, Afghanistan, Aug. 15, 1960, the son of Jack McGarvey and Johnnie Ruth Phillips McGarvey. 

McGarvey attended schools in Rock Springs and was a 1978 graduate of the Rock Springs High School. 

He was employed as a hoist man at Tata Soda Ash Partners for many years and retired in 2017. 

His interests included  fishing, hunting, an avid collector and loved spending time with his family. 

Survivors include his mother Johnnie Ruth McGarvey of Rock Springs; two brothers, Ian McGarvey of Cheyenne and Sean McGarvey and wife Sarah of Rock Springs; several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. 

He was preceded in death by his father; one brother, Jack McGarvey and one sister, Jill McGarvey. 

Cremation will take place and a Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m., Friday at Saints Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church at 633 Bridger Ave. in Rock Springs.

A vigil service with rosary will be recited at 6 p.m., Thursday at the church.

Graveside services and inurnment will be in the Rock Springs Municipal Cemetery.

Friends may call at the church one hour prior to the rosary and one hour prior to the mass. 

The family of Aaron P. McGarvey respectfully suggests that donations in his memory be made to Make a Wish Wyoming, P.O. Box 273, Casper, Wy, 82602.

Condolences may be left at Vase Funeral Home.


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