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Kenneth Dillmon, 80 - December 11, 2017

Kenneth L. Dillmon, 80, of Cheyenne, Wyo., died on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, in Cheyenne.
Ken was born on Feb. 9, 1937, in Gothenburg and lived in Cheyenne since 1974.
Ken served 20 years in the Air Force and did two tours in Vietnam before retiring as a Tech Sergeant in 1975. He then worked civil service in the motor pool at F.E. Warren.
He enjoyed working in the yard, woodworking, old cars, gambling, and trying his luck on the lotto. Ken was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He was a role model to everyone in his family; he is loved dearly and will be missed.
Ken is survived by the love of his life and high school sweetheart, Rae Dillmon, whom he married on Oct. 9, 1955, in Cozad; his children—Kim Connell, Debbie Smith (Keith), Gregg Dillmon (Kari), and Angie Dillmon; two sisters—Jan Williams and Norma Folkers; grandchildren—Kenny, Brandon and April Baker, Stephanie and Candice Dillmon, Autum and Jake Smith, Tommy Connell, and Carrie Billott; great-grandchildren—Kai, Eleanor, Raeley, Tyler, Kylee, Shayne, Ruby, Taylor, Jaron, Jaylin, Phoenix, Alex, Austin, and Bryce; and a great-great-grandchild, Aiden.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Howard and Hazel Dillmon; and a sister, Marilyn.
A Celebration of his life was held at Mid-town Tavern (Anderson’s Bar) on Saturday Dec. 16. Friends who wish may contribute to the Wounded Warrior Project at Friends may also visit his webpage at