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Steven 'Steve' Mincey

Steven "Steve" Mincey

Aug 19, 1985 - Sep 9, 2013
Steven “Steve” Mincey, 28 of Dubois died on Monday, September 9, 2013. Cremation has taken place, as were his wishes. A memorial service will be held at the Dubois Cemetery on Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 3:00 pm.

Steven Franklin Mincey was born on August 19, 1985 in Savannah, GA to Troy Franklin Mincey and Carla Tina Hodges. He grew up in Effingham County GA before moving to Wyoming in 2006. He attended Effingham County High School and graduated from Youth Challenge Academy in GA in 2004. He received his A.S. in General Studies from Central Wyoming College.

On February 16, 2009 he married Melissa Claar in Dubois, WY.

His family said he enjoyed listening to music and working to provide for his family. He loved the oilrigs and being a roughneck. Above all he lived for his boy Franklin and loved being with him. He was a man of few words but he was an amazing father, great husband, and a very good man; he will be greatly missed by all who were lucky enough to know him.

He is survived by his wife, Melissa of the family home; his son, Franklin Lee Mincey also of the family home; his father, Troy Franklin Mincey and wife Donna of Guyton GA; his mother, Carla Tina Magana of Hearne, TX; his mother-in-law, Carol Ann Claar of Dubois; his brothers, Antonio Magana of Dubois, Cody Weaver of Guyton, GA, Buck Mincey of Guyton, GA, and Ben Mincey of Guyton, GA; his sisters, Brodi Magana of Dubois, Kaitlyn Mincey of Guyton, GA, and Christian Mincey of Guyton, GA; his paternal grandparents, Lee Franklin Mincey of Statesboro, GA and Peggy Liggett-Mincey of Baxley, GA; and his maternal grandfather, Carl Hodges of Midland, TX.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Marian Hodges and his father-in-law, Robert “Bob” Claar.

Memorials may be made for his son's Education Fund: Franklin Lee Mincey in care of the Davis Funeral Home, 2203 W. Main, Riverton, WY 82501.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home. On-line condolences for the family may be made at