Aug 15, 1931 - Feb 9, 2009
Funeral services for George L. Inman of Riverton will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, February 14, 2009 at Davis Funeral Home, with Pastor Mark Thurman of the United Methodist Church officiating. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery, with military rites by the Wyoming National Guard.
A viewing will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, February 13, 2009 at the funeral home.
Mr. Inman died Monday, February 9, 2009 at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He was 77 years old.
George LeRoy Inman was born in Seneca, Nebr., on August 15, 1931 to Leon Spencer Inman and Edna Marie (Kier) Inman. He moved here as a young child with his family, and attended Riverton schools, where he participated in high school football and basketball. He was graduated from Riverton High School with the class of 1949.
Mr. Inman entered the U.S. Navy in June of 1949, and was a veteran of the Korean War. He was discharged in March of 1953.
On July 7, 1953 he married Ellen Ann Williams at the First Methodist Church in Riverton. She preceded him in death on December 13, 2004.
He began his employment with Pathfinder Mine in 1958, retiring as a mine superintendent in 1996, a position he had held for many years.
The family said Mr. Inman was very proud of serving during the Korean War, and enjoyed studying all war history.
He cared for his mother and wife during their later years, and supported his children and grandchildren in their sporting activities, driving to Elko, Nev., to watch them.
The family also said Mr. Inman had a strong work ethic, enjoyed hunting, fishing and cutting fire wood, attending family outings and was an avid sports fan.
Among his survivors are sons Rocky Inman and his wife Sandy, and Dan Inman, all of Elko, Nev.; brother Dennis Inman and his wife Ruby of Kentucky; sisters Donita Pickinpaugh and her husband Neal of Riverton and Sheryl Winkler and her husband Roy of Greybull; 9 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Ellen; son Timothy; daughter Tina; and brother Corky.
Memorials may be given to the United Methodist Church, P. O. Box 6118, Riverton, WY 82501.
On-line obituaries are available and condolences for the family may be made at: thedavisfuneralhome.com
Services are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton.