Ronald Earl Stanton


Ronald Earl Stanton of Rock Springs, Wyoming, passed away on May 20, 2023, surrounded by his family, at McKay-Dee Hospital in Ogden, Utah. He was a son of the late Vincent and Evelyn Duster Stanton. He was born in Rapid City, South Dakota, on May 27, 1944. 

He was an avid outdoorsman, with a love for hunting, fishing, camping, and boating. 

He is survived by his wife, Cathy Mills Stanton, of Rock Springs. They were married for 47 years. 

Ronald is also survived by daughter, Kim Stanton Powell (Mike) of Smithfield, North Carolina, and her mother, Dixie Bissette Harris; sons, Vern Stanton (Kandi) of Rock Springs, and Jay Stanton (Dee) of Cheyenne, Wyoming; daughter, Joyce Stanton Fletcher (Josh) of Rock Springs; brothers, Dallas Stanton (Jeannette) of Glenrock, Wyoming, and Gary Stanton (Peggy) of Sheridan, Wyoming; sister, Darlene Stanton Mortensen (Bob) of Sheridan; brother-in-law, Max Rothleutner of Douglas, Wyoming; and sister-in-law, Julie Stanton of Newcastle, Wyoming. He has 22 grandchildren, six great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews that were special to him. 

Cremation will take place and services will take place at a later date. 

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