William V. Maddox

William V. Maddox

Jun 6, 1923 - Sep 11, 2018
William Verlin Maddux, 95, passed away September 11, 2018 in Fort Collins, Colorado. William was born June 6, 1923 to William and Lillie Maddux in Salt Creek, Wyoming. William attended Lander High School and graduated in 1941 and later attended college in Casper, Wyoming. He married Cathryn Johnston on October 2, 1947 in Lander, Wyoming.

William owned his own oil well servicing business in Riverton, Wyoming until retiring in 1980. He expanded his business into several companies serving the entire state. He also served 4 years in the United States Army and was awarded a Purple Heart.

He was an active community builder in Riverton, serving on the board of directors at First Interstate Bank for many years, and was awarded the Boss of the Year Award from the Jaycees several years in a row. He contributed to establishing Native American Art as part of the curriculum at Central Wyoming College. Bill enjoyed piloting his own private airplane and co-owned a local charter service.

After retirement he became involved in land development in San Diego, California. He also owned quarter horses in Wyoming and became a roper. He had many interests including golf, hunting, boating, and fishing. He provided all of his family with many exciting adventures throughout his lifetime. He was integral in establishing the Association of Oil Well Servicing Contractors and was also an active member of AOSC until retirement.

William was preceded in death by: wife, Cathryn Maddux; daughter, Cindy Maddux; and granddaughter, Chelsea Hull.

He is survived by: his daughters, Christy Scott (Rick) of Tulsa, Oklahoma, Cheri Scott (Jim) of Timnath, Colorado; his grandchildren, Kelly Scott, Kasey Scott, Korey Scott, Rebecca Hayes, Tulsa, Oklahoma, Joel Scott, Austin Scott of Fort Collins, Colorado, Aubrey Scott of Columbia Falls, Montana, and Joyelle Camilli of Denver, Colorado.

Visitation will be held from 5PM to 7PM Thursday, September 13 at Allnutt Drake Chapel, Fort Collins. Funeral Service will be held at 10AM Friday, September 14 at Timberline Church, Fort Collins. Interment will be 1PM Saturday, September 15 at Mountain View Cemetery, Riverton, Wyoming.