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Dalton 'Tex' Loudermilk

Dec 16, 2013 - Staff

Dalton "Tex" Loudermilk, of Pavillion, went to that "great range in the sky" Friday, Dec. 13, 2013. He was 67 years old.

Per his request, cremation has taken place. Memorial services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17, at Possum Pete's in Pavillion with military honors.

Dalton "Tex" Loudermilk was born Oct. 16, 1946, in Comanche, Texas, the son of the late Leldon and Mildred Loudermilk.

He served in the U.S. Army and moved to Pavillion 40 years ago after serving for four years. He relocated to Pavillion to be close to family.

He worked many years for Lonny Mantle and the Wyoming Horses as well as Darwin Grieble's outfitting. He also managed the Buckaroo in Pavillion.

His family said he loved the outdoors and horses, and he will be greatly missed by all.

He is survived by his sisters, Glenda Thomas of Amarillo, Texas, and Faye and her husband Jerry Tisdale of Hereford, Texas; brother Weldon Loudermilk and his wife Jacque of Comanche, Texas; nieces Lorana Peoples and her husband Joel, Karan Bagley and her husband John, Judy Hicks and her husband Garland, and Angela Fisher and her husband Kevin; nephews Donnie Wempen, Sam Wempen and his wife Carol, Daniel King and his wife Denise, and Jeff Loudermilk and his wife Teresa; several great- and great-great- nieces and nephews; and many wonderful friends in Pavillion.

He was preceded in death by his parents and an infant brother, Kenneth Loudermilk.

Memorials may be made to the Tough Enough to Wear Pink fund in care of Davis Funeral Home, 2203 W. Main St., Riverton, WY 82501.

Arrangements are under the direction of Davis Funeral Home of Riverton. Online condolences may be left at www.thedavisfuneralhome.com.

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