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Obituaries: McKinney, Crawford

Ronald G. McKinney

Ronald G. McKinney, 62, of Lander, Wyoming passed away Sunday, November 10, 2019 at Central Wyoming Hospice in Casper. Ron was born October 28, 1957 in Lander to William and Jean McKinney. He graduated from Lander High School. After high school he went to work for the uranium mine in Jeffrey City. He then worked for his father at McKinney Roofing and later took over the business, and worked there until 2005. After leaving McKinney Roofing, he took a position with the state of Wyoming State Trails and later became Program Manager for State Trails. He married the love of his life Cindy on November 5, 2005. He enjoyed hunting, snowmobiling, riding ATV’s and his Austrailian Shepherds. He loved his family very much.

He was preceded in death by his father William McKinney, and by his aunt Irene. He is survived by his Wife, Cindy McKinney, Mother, Jean McKinney, daughters, Sarah McKinney, and Lyndsey McKinney, Stepson, Nick Pomroy, granddaughters, Tatum Bath and Isabella Diaz, grandson, Riley Flom, brothers, Kim Mckinney, Steve McKinney, Greg McKinney, and Kevin McKinney, sisters, Michelle Reed, and Joan Perry, aunt Wilma Sharp, many nieces, nephews and cousins.

A Celebration of Life will be held on November 22, 2019 at Lander First United Methodist Church at 11:00.

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Charles (Charley) L. Crawford

Charles (Charley) L. Crawford embarked on his final rig down & stack out Sunday November 10, 2019. He was born January 22, 1930 to Violet Boyd & Charles (Butch) L. Crawford in Salina KS. He was raised by his dad and his grandparents on a farm outside of Natoma KS. 

He married his beloved wife, Lucille, on November 1, 1969 in Lyons KS. 
Later, he moved to Wyoming where he continued a career that spanned over 60 years in oilfield transport, Charley finished his career spending 20 years working for Richardson Trucking. 

Charley is survived by his wife, Lucille, children Charles (Diane) Crawford & Dee (Ted) Richards, stepchildren Ken (Tracey) Messick & Marvin (Tina) Harmon, his brothers Ed (Nancy) Crawford & Jim Crawford as well as numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren, and his four-legged buddy Bandit. 

He is preceded in death by his parents, grandparents, and stepdaughter Connie Kelley.Through the years Charley has made a lot of friends and acquaintances, most recently being the staff and residents at Garden Square Assisted Living. He was a member of Boyd Avenue Baptist Church. 

He will be laid to rest with his mother and grandparents in Paradise, KS. 
Services will be held Friday November 15 at 1:00 pm at Bustards Funeral Home with Pastor Ed Tharp officiating.  Reception to follow at Bustards Banquet Hall.

In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations be made in Charley’s name to Boyd Avenue Baptist Church.