Richard A. 'Dick' Ivie

Richard A. "Dick" Ivie

Mar 13, 1945 - Apr 17, 2010
Richard A. "Dick" Ivie of Riverton died on Saturday morning, April 17, 2010, after a long battle with colon cancer. He was 64.

Richard Arnold Ivie was born on May 13, 1945, in Greeley, Colo., the son of Arnold B. and Fanny (Jennaway) Ivie. He grew up and attended school in Carr, Colo., finishing his senior year in Briggsdale, Colo.

He married Alice Jenkins in Greeley, Colo. They later divorced. He then married Mary (Phillips) Morris in Gunnison, Colo.

Mr. Ivie served with the U.S. Army from 1965 - 1968, stationed in Germany.

Following his honorable discharge from military service he was employed by various companies throughout Colorado, including Chevron Oil, the Colorado State Patrol, and the Colorado State Highway Department. Locally he worked for CC&T, R&R Rig Service, Gary Jennings Farms, and Riverton Ready Mix. For the past 20 years, Mr. Ivie was self-employed as an independent over-the-road truck driver.

His family said Mr. Ivie enjoyed hunting and fishing.

He is survived by his son, Travis J. Ivie and wife Kendra of Brush, Colo.; step-son, Thomas Morris of Phoenix, Ariz.; step-daughter, Tammy Howard and husband Dave of Arizona; brother, Loyd J. Ivie and wife Donna of Eaton, Colo.; an uncle, Thomas Jennaway of Fort Collins, Colo.; six grandchildren; caregiver, Mary Morris of Riverton; extended family Boyd Jenkins of Greeley, Michael Snyder and family of Riverton, Renee Synder of Greybull; close friends, Melody Miles, Thumper Guinard, Samantha Miles, Shannon Hendren, Ron Norsworthy, and Eric Stone and family.

He was preceded in death by his parents, grandparents, ex-spouse, Mary Ivie; former mother-in-law, Genevieve Carter.

Memorial may be made to Little Wind Hospice in care of the Davis Funeral Home, 2203 W. Main Street, Riverton, WY 82501.

On-line obituaries are available and condolences for the family may be made at: thedavisfuneralhome.com

Arrangements are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton.