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Levi P. King


March 15, 2018

Levi Patrick King, 19, passed away on March 12, 2018 in Riverton, Wyo.

Levi was born on July 2, 1998, in Thermopolis, son of Patrick Daniel and Rebecca Irene (Hatcher) King. His family moved to Fremont County when Levi was 3 years old.

He attended Lincoln Elementary and Riverton Middle School before graduating from Riverton High School in 2016. During his school years, Levi enjoyed hockey, Babe Ruth Baseball, wrestling, and football. Outside of school, he spent his time hunting, fishing, and participating in demo derbies with his dad. He also had a passion and talent for woodworking. He enjoyed spending his time hanging out with his friends and dog, listening to country music, and helping set up hunting camp with his grandpa, Gene.

Levi worked for the Riverton Country Club, the Town of Pavillion, Daylight Donuts and was most recently employed with Fluid Pro.

Levi was baptized at the St. Francis Catholic Church in Thermopolis, but was most recently attending the First Baptist Church in Riverton. He was a member of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, AWANAS, and Camp Hope (Diabetic Youth Camp in Casper, Wyo.).

He is survived by his father, Patrick Daniel (Melanie) King; mother, Rebecca Irene Hatcher (Dave Milleson) along with his daughters, Hally, Kelsey and Aubrey; brothers, Maurice Wayne King and Corey James Rissler; sisters, Amanda Deseree King (Sam Cade), Katie King (Christopher Hodge), Trisha Moore, Mina Jean King and Tia Ann King; grandparents, Kathy King, Jessie Faye Hatcher and Ira Damon Hatcher; great-grandparents, Maebelle King and Johnny "Poppy" J. King; nephew, James Christopher Andrews; niece, Avah Lea Hodge; aunt, Shylah Kathleen Boss; uncle, Charles Henrey Hatcher; and many great aunts, great uncles, and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Patrick "Pops" Jay King; grandmother, Jolene Rissler; stepfather, Donald James Rissler; aunt, Sherry Mae Hatcher; and uncle, Bubby Damon Wayne Hatcher. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., on Saturday, March 17 at the United Methodist Church. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. Visitation for family and friends will be held from 5-7 p.m. at Davis Funeral Home on Friday. Memorial contributions can be made to Camp Hope or the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation in care of Davis Funeral Home, 2203 W. Main Street, Riverton, WY 82501. On-line condolences may be made to the family at Services are under the direction of Davis Funeral Home.


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