Thermopolis resident, Wanda H. McCoy, 96, passed away June 9, 2021 at the home of her daughter surrounded by her loving family in Riverton, Wyoming.
One of eleven children, Wanda was born December 12, 1924 in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, the daughter of Willie William (Bill) and Thelma (Garrison) Hamilton.
On March 4, 1944 she married Leo S. McCoy in Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. Following Leo’s service in the Army they moved to Hamilton Dome, Wyoming to the oil fields, then later to their forever home in Thermopolis.
A homemaker, Wanda enjoyed crocheting, camping in the mountains, hunting, fishing and playing cards. She was a member of St. Francis Catholic Church, extension clubs 3-W’s and 3-B’s, serving as president, vice-president and secretary.
Left to cherish Wanda’s memory is her daughter, Mary Louise (Robert) Riley of Riverton, WY; siblings, Bobby Hamilton of Pryor, OK and Crystal Gill of Stillwell, OK; daughter-in-law, Hope McCoy of Rock Springs, WY; grandchildren Cindy McCoy, Michelle (William) Davis, Brian (Katie) McCoy, Becky (Lyle) Miller, Tracy (Tim) Warren, Cory Riley and Brandy Riley; thirteen great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 56 years, Leo, three children, Leo Jr, Leota and Herbert, three brothers, five sisters and a great great grandson.
Wednesday evening, June 16, a Rosary will be held at 6:00 PM at St. Francis Catholic Church. Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday, June 17, 11:00 AM at St. Francis Catholic Church with Father Randy Oswald. Burial will follow at Monument Hill Cemetery in Thermopolis, WY.
Special thanks to Louise Urbanski and Frontier Home Health and Hospice of Fremont County.
Mortimore Funeral Home is assisting the family.
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