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Mr. Cecil Hudspeth

December 18, 1944 — November 10, 2017

Cecil Ray Hudspeth, 72, of Upton Wyoming, died Friday, November 10, 2017 at Weston County Health Services.
He was born December 18, 1944 in Fullerton California. As a young boy he lived with his mom and siblings in a teepee in California. His family moved to Colorado, where he received his education and graduated in Glenwood Springs, Colorado.
On October 23, 1965, he married the love of his life, Karen Kay Watt. The couple lived in Fox Park Wyoming, where Cecil lived when he was drafted into the Army.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing, singing, gambling, motorcycles, driving is Corvette, and watching his son race. Cecil also enjoyed spending time with family and eating enchiladas.
He loved his older cars, including his Corvair, 57' Chevy, and a Corvette his son recently bought him. Cecil held many different jobs in his lifetime, including logging, Army, butcher, welding at the Wyoming coal mines and sometimes even a professional dancer.
Survivors include four daughters, Shelia Hudspeth, (Stacy Sanchez), Spring Creek Nevada, Julie and Mike Cross, Gillette Wyoming, Tina and Johnny Kelly, Gillette Wyoming, Melinda Hudspeth, Gillette Wyoming. One son, Steven and Teresa Hudspeth, Upton Wyoming. Three sisters, MaryLou Jacobs, Las Vegas Nevada, Fern Sullivan, Medford Oregon, Doris Larsen, Medford Oregon. One brother, George Hudspeth, Gypsum Colorado. Twelve grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 10:00 a.m., Thursday November 16th in Upton Wyoming at the United Methodist Church with the Pastor Sharee Johnson officiating. Burial will be at Greenwood Cemetery in Upton Wyoming with military honors.
Pallbearers will be, Wesley Hudspeth, Kevin Cross, Michael Hudspeth, Brandon Wooten, and Zayne Kelly. Honorary Pallbearer will be, Dustin Hudspeth.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Karen Hudspeth, Father Dewitt Hudspeth, Mother Emma Hudspeth, Brother Billy Hudspeth, Sister Roxanne Kinney, Grandson Dustin Hudspeth, and Granddaughter Kaylee Cross.

Cemetery Details

Greenwood Cemetery
1434 2nd Street
Upton, WY, 82730


NOV 16. 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Upton United Methodist Church

834 Pine Street

Upton, WY, US, 82730

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