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Jun 27, 2013 - Staff
Floyd Jaramillo, of Riverton, died Monday, June 24, 2013, at his home. He was 71 years old.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 29, at the Way of the Cross Church with Pastor Keith Williams officiating. Burial will follow at Mountain View Cemetery with military honors.
Floyd Jaramillo was born April 22, 1942, in Gillette, the son of Adon and Mary Celina (Archuleta) Jaramillo.
He graduated from Campbell County High School and then joined the U.S. Navy where he served for four years during the Vietnam War.
As a journeyman electrician, he worked all over Wyoming and belonged to the I.B.E.W. Union. He then retired from Burlington Northern Railroad. He lived in Casper, Gillette and Billings, Mont., before settling in Riverton 28 years ago.
On July 18, 1975, he married Carlita A. Durgin in Green River.
He was involved with Prison Ministries and attended a men's prayer group and Bible study.
His family said he was collector of guns and coins, and he loved to travel, rock hunt and watch cowboy movies.
He is survived by his wife, Carlita; sons Floyd "Tino" Jaramillo, David Jaramillo and Manuel Vigil Jr.; daughters Joy Chenoweth, Elizabeth Redgrave and Sherry Vogelsang; brothers Adon Jaramillo and LeRoy Jaramillo; sister Vivian Balgheim; 17 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Adon and Celina; brothers Joe Jaramillo and Eddie Perea; sisters Rose Lara, Mary Berry, Emily Stickney and Mable Snyder; and son Mark Jaramillo.
Memorials may be made to Tough Enough Cancer Fund in care of Davis Funeral Home at 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.