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Rolando Rios

August 13, 1956 — September 11, 2016

Rolando Rios

Rolando 'Ron" Rios
(August 13, 1956-September 11, 2016)

Rolando "Ron" Rios, 60, of Powell, died September 11, 2016 at Spirit Mountain Hospice House in Cody surrounded by his loving family, cremation has taken place. Private family memorial services were held on September14, 2016.

Ron was born August 13, 1956,in McAllen, Texas to Raul Rios and Miinerva G. Rios. He spent most of his years in Powell, Wyoming. While attending Powell High School, he worked at Powell Lumber Company. After graduation from Powell High School in May of 1976 he later went to work for Aldrich Lumber Company for 30 years.

On July 7, 2001 Ron married the love of his life, Robin Marie Fransway and made their home in Cody, Wyoming.

Ron dearly loved his family and loved going to all family gatherings and was always interested in what was going on in everyones lives. We will all miss him very much. He loved all of his nieces and nephews and step-grandchildren Isaac and McKenna Fransway  and watching them grow up.He was a member of St. Barbara's Catholic Church and the Eagles Lodge in Powell and Cody. He enjoyed fishing and watching the Green Bay Packer games on Sunday's with his family and friends.

Ron was preceded in death by his parents; his grandparents; wife Robin Marie, and brother Raul Rios Jr.

He is survived by his sisters Velma(Dennis)Stingley of Powell,  Arminta Garcia-Rios of San Antonio, Texas, brothers Ramiro Rios and Juan B
Rios both of Powell and stepdaughter Brittany Fransway, nieces Sylvia, Crystal, Amanda and nephews Shawn, Galen, Jonathan, Josh, Juan De Dios, Freddie, and RJ. and 15 great-nieces and nephews.

Honorary Pallbearers are his brothers Juan B. Rios and Ramiro Rios.

Private family memorial services were held at 1:00 PM September 14th with burial of ashes at Crown Hill Cemetary in Powell. A reception honoring Ron was held at his home following burial.

Memorials may be made to the charity of your choice or Spirit Mountain Hospice House in Cody, Wyoming. Condolences may be shared with the family by visiting
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