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Ty King

April 30, 1959 — April 20, 2024


    Ty Kurtys King, age 64, passed away peacefully on April 20, 2024, at his daughter and son-in-laws home in Roosevelt, Utah with his family by his side.  He faced many health challenges and handled them like the strong man we knew he was and also with great kindness.
    Ty was born on April 30, 1959, in Riverton, Wyoming, to Chester Charles and Helen Verla Barrett King.  He married Lucinda Ann Herrera, she died November 1, 2011.  He later married Debbie    , she later died.
    Ty was very athletic in his younger years.  He was a tri-athlete and golden glove boxer.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing, watching western movies, and training pigeons. He loved the land and was a talented mountain man, living off the land for many years.  One of his favorite places was the Wind River Mountains.
    The past few years he enjoyed going to his brother-in-law Ray’s and help with the animals.  
    Ty’s rough edges smoothed through the years, he worked hard to become a better man, learning to appreciate many things.  He delighted in his children and especially his grandchildren, whom will all miss him immensely.
    He is survived by children, Shawn (Ronna) Sweat, Stephanie (Garrick) Murdock, Kurtys King (Jessica Dillon), Steven King, Christopher Dillon King, and the mothers of his grandchildren, Nonnie Long, Harmony Radley, and Ashley Harvey; his grandchildren, Lacie Sweat, Austin Miller, Colby Sweat, Kimzi Murdock, Jade Murdock, Ki Murdock, Zak King, Isisah King, Charlie Radke, Knyzlie Harvey, and many adopted grand kids that he loved.  He is also survived by his siblings, Leiada Floyd Bowdish, Melton “Mike” Lewis King, Jeffery Allen King, Patricia Larraine Peterson and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.  
    He is preceded in death by his parents, his wives and siblings, Carl Glenn King, Frank Elbert King, Lenore Arlene King, LeVonne Chester King, Ike Lurena King, and Jimmy Dugan King.
    A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.
    “Rock On!” “What the Monkey, LOL?”

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