Troy Shawn Wilson
Aug 5, 1971 - May 10, 2010
Troy Shawn Wilson went home to be with our Lord Jesus on May 6, 2010. His family was by his side in his passing moment.
Graveside services for Troy will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, May 12, at Mountain View Cemetery in Riverton. Viewing will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday at Davis Funeral Home.
A Celebration of life for friends and family will follow the graveside service at 12:00 noon at the Elks Lodge.
Awaiting Troy in heaven was his dad David John Wilson.
Troy has touched the lives of many during his 38 years on this earth. Troy was born August 5, 1971 in Lander, Wyoming to David and Linda (Pitt) Wilson. He was the second child of four and a blessing from the day he was born. Troy’s siblings are David Wilson. 40, and his wife Julie Wilson. of Lake Havasu City, Arizona; Travis Wilson, 36, and his wife Kelly of Las Vegas, Nevada; and Tanya (Wilson) Smith, 35, and her husband Eric Smith, of Casper, Wyoming.
At the age of three Troy began having epileptic seizures. Troy’s seizures, although a curse, were also his greatest gift. Troy became a member of the NOWCAP family in Casper in 2002. During Troy’s stay at NOWCAP he made many friends and gained many new family members. The wonderful staff and members of the NOWCAP family made Troy’s life full and wonderful.
Troy graduated from Lander Valley High School in 1991. He was proud of his accomplishment and did a year of college in Rock Springs.
The light of Troy’s life were first and foremost his nieces and nephews. Tavis Wilson 21, Tyanna Wilson 16, Tevin Smith 14, Kiara Smith 12, Amanda Crain 16, Sarah Crain 11.
Next to his nieces and nephews were sports. Troy was an avid fan of the Green Bay Packers and he was loyal in their good years and bad. Troy was also an active participant of the Special Olympics. He bowled, played basketball, and softball. The Special Olympics were the joy of Troy’s life and kept him active for many years.
Troy also loved hunting deer and elk and looked forward to hunting every year with his best friend Cliff Haley.
In 2003 Troy was blessed with a wonderful step-dad Bruce Corbett and a fantastic step-sister Jodi Crain. Troy loved Bruce as his dad and Bruce was a very important person in Troy’s life.
Troy loved life to his fullest and was a blessing for all that knew him. He is also survived by his Grandmother Hazel Pitt, numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Troy was preceded in death by his dad David J. Wilson, His maternal grandfather Verlin (Cotton) Pitt, His paternal grandparents Julius Almer and Pearl Ruth Wilson. His Aunt Eloda Sangary and his Uncle Woodrow Wilson.
If you have any memorials you would like to share his family asks that they go to NOWCAP services, the National Epileptic Foundation, or Special Olympics of Wyoming