Kenneth D. McCoy
Dec. 9, 1949-May 13, 2017
Kenneth D. McCoy age 67, passed away on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at Campbell County Memorial Hospital, due to a very recent diagnosis of cancer. Ken McCoy was born on December 9, 1949 to Burl M. “Lefty” and Helen V. (Avery) McCoy in Newcastle, WY. Coming from an oil field family growing up, Ken did a lot of moving around in Wyoming and finally graduated from high school in Rock Springs, WY in 1968. After graduation Ken went right into the US Navy and he served as a Corpsman in Vietnam. After being honorably discharged Ken moved back to Wyoming where he started working in the construction industry. In 1989 Ken met and married Kathy and her three children. Ken automatically became a step-father and later a grandfather; and he truly loved them all in his own way. Ken is survived by his wife; Kathy, children; Rodney (Dawn) Rech, Tammy (Lloyd) Hess, and Christy (Greg) Brothers, grandchildren; Allen (Lori), Bradley, Leigh Ann, Rylee, Callan, Ryder, and Caleb, siblings; Pat McCoy, Cheryl Welch and Bob McCoy. Memorials and condolences may be sent in care of Gillette Memorial Chapel 210 West 5th Street, Gillette, WY 82716. Condolences may also be expressed at www.gillettememorialchapel.com.