Joseph E. 'Joe' McIntosh

Joseph E. "Joe" McIntosh

Apr 28, 1945 - Sep 28, 2008
Joseph E. “Joe” McIntosh of Jeffrey City died Sunday, September 28, 2008 at his home. He was 63 years old. Mr. McIntosh fought a long battle with ALS.

Cremation has taken place and memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, October 3, 2008 at Davis Funeral Home, with Pastor Mike Johnson of St. John Lutheran Church officiating.

Joseph Edward McIntosh was born in Rawlins on April 28, 1945, the son of Patrick James McIntosh and Harriett (Price) McIntosh.

He was raised at the Split Rock Ranch and attended grades K-5 in a one room school house. He attended Lander schools in grades 6 and 7, Jeffrey City School in the 8th grade, and high school at Fremont County Vocational High School in Lander, being graduated with the Class of 1963. He then attended college in North Carolina for heavy equipment training.

On April 16, 1977, he married Jennifer DeWalt in Elko, Nev. They had been married for 31 years.

Mr. McIntosh was a rancher all of his life, working on the B—J Ranch, the P— Ranch and the Grieve Ranch on the Sweetwater.

As a young man, he showed horses and cattle at the Fremont County Fair, and was a member of FFA at FCVHS where he served as president.

He was an honorary member of the Jeffrey City Volunteer Fire Department, Jeffrey City Lions Club where he served as president, was president of Sweetwater Roping Club, and was recently recognized with a plaque for his service. He was a 4-H member and leader, and had judged for the Wyoming Rodeo Association.

The family said Mr. McIntosh enjoyed being with cattle, team roping, and loved the Sweetwater where he wanted to spend his life. He had helped many people, young and old, in the sport of rodeo. He especially loved watching his wife and daughter Mindy compete.

Among his survivors are his wife Jennifer of Jeffrey City; a son Travis Patrick McIntosh, his wife Laurie and their three children, Christian, Zachary and Nick, all of Riverton; daughters Michelle McIntosh and her children Tyler Sharp, Tessa McIntosh, C.J. McIntosh and Trever McIntosh all of Rapid City, SD, Mindy McIntosh of Jeffrey City, Jeanne Nelson of Las Vegas, Nev., and Erin Hampton and her husband Steve and their children Tia and Hunter of Pavillion; brother Charles T. McIntosh and his wife Fay of Jeffrey City; sisters Kathy Asicach and her husband Gary of Missoula, Mont., Margie Buxman and her husband Tom of Nebraska and Ruby Winsor and her husband Ray of Kaycee; brother-in-law Gil Granlund of Lander; numerous nieces and nephews.

Mr. McIntosh was preceded in death by his parents; a brother Jim; and a sister Patsy.

Memorials may be made to the Jeffrey City Fire Department, or a charity of the donor’s choice, in care of Davis Funeral Home, 2203 W. Main, Riverton, WY 82501.

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