(July 8, 2006)
Funeral services will be Friday, July 14 at 2 p.m. at the Cody Bible Church for Richard (Dick) E. Gwynn, 72, who died Saturday, July 8 at West Park Hospital in Cody after a 30-year battle with Parkinson’s disease.
He and his wife of 53 years, Doris, faced his illness with a courage and toughness that only those close to them could know and understand. To Dick and Doris were born three children, Julie (Nate) Vance, Russ (Callie) Gwynn and Ken (Susan) Gwynn; 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Dick and his family have been Cody residents since 1969, moving to Cody from Laramie. He was a home builder and concrete contractor for many years in the Cody area.
A highlight in Dick’s life was accepting Christ as his savior, followed by his baptism and becoming a faithful member of Southfork Baptist Church. The family asks that any contributions of respect to sent to Southfork Baptist Church, Richard Gwynn Memorial Fund, c/o First National Bank & Trust, P.O. Box 2260, Cody, WY 82414.
Ballard Funeral Home, Cody, is in charge of arrangements.