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Loye Don Williams

 

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Loye Don Williams

Loye Don Williams, 87, of Rock Springs, passed away May 20, 2019, at his home. A longtime resident of Rock Springs and former resident of Littleton, Colo., Williams died following an illness of one year. 

He was born Oct. 2, 1931, in Campbell, Texas, the son of Loy Maynard Williams and Pauline Shupping Williams. 

Williams attended schools in Duncan, Okla., and was a 1950 graduate of the Duncan High School. He attended the East Central University in Ada, Okla., and graduated with an associate's degree in electronics. 

He married Dawna Loise Capps in Wichita Falls, Texas May 29, 1956. 

Williams was a United States Army veteran and served during the Korean War. 

He was employed at Exxon for 30 years and retired as a supervisor of field service on April 30, 1986.

His interests included hunting and fishing. He was a member of Young at Heart Senior Center, National Rifle Association and Safari Club International. 

Survivors include his wife Dawna Louise Williams of Rock Springs; one son, Loye Don Williams II and wife Janet of Rock Springs; two daughters, Brigat Bassett and husband Kendall of Casper and Bridget Butterfield and husband Lawrence of Nampa, Idaho; seven grandchildren, Loye Don Williams III, Larry Del Butterfield, Heather Williams, Linsay McDaniel, Haley Flores, Darren Slack and Deidra Slack; seven great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Joane Shirley.

The family of Loye Don Williams respectfully request donations be made in his memory to Young at Heart Center, 2400 Reagan Avenue, Rock Springs, WY., 82901.

Following cremation, private family services will be conducted.

Condolences may be left at http://www.vasefuneralhomes.com.

 

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