MCKINNON — Albert Tim Wilde, 63, died Monday July 16, at his home in McKinnon, after a two year battle of kidney cancer.
He was born in Rock Springs on March 1, 1955, to Albert and Eutona Wilde. He attended McKinnon Elementary School and graduated from Manila High School in 1973. Later that year on July 16, he was hired at Stauffer Chemical Soda Ash Mine and retired after 42 years.
In August 1975 he served an LDS mission in England for two years. On Aug. 25, 1978, he married Marilee Alice Hunt in the Green River First Ward building, and they were later sealed in the Salt Lake City Temple for time and all eternity.
Some of Mr. Wilde's interests were quotes, pictures, science fiction, books, ranching, carpentry, and collecting coins. He enjoyed hunting, reloading ammo, guns, knives, camping and riding his side-by-side at the Killpecker Sand Dunes.
He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day-Saints in McKinnon and enjoyed reading about the history of the church.
Mr. Wilde was preceded in death by his father, Albert Wilde, and two grandsons: Kyle and Kyllan Wilde.
Mr. Wilde is survived by his wife of 40 years, Marilee Alice Wilde of McKinnon; four sons: Edwin (Amanda) Albert Wilde of Rock Springs, Samuel (Makayla) Phillip Wilde of Odessa, Texas; Jason LeRoy (Alyssa) Wilde of Rock Springs and Jeremy Joel Wilde of Green River; four daughters: Heather Lynn (Tony) Crockett of Preston, Idaho; Heidi Lee (David) Munoz of Green River, Gabrielle LaNae (Ryan) Timm of Oxnard, Calif.; and Hayli Jane Wilde of Provo, Utah; his mother, Eutona Pearl (Glen) Harris of Orem, Utah; two brothers, Danny (Darci) Wilde of Cheyenne and Michael (Julie) Wilde of Green River; seven sisters: Katherine (Dan) Osborn of McKinnon, Monica Neumann of Green River, Angela (Tim) McMullin of Colorado Springs, Colo.; Kolene (Jason) Anderson of McKinnon, Leslie (Patrick) McCormack of Platte City, Mo.; Nancy (Allan) Young of McKinnon and Gwen (David) Christensen of Kemmerer; and 17 grandchildren: Pierce, Quint, Phoenix, Sonny, Lillian, Lennix, Ellee, Kyle, Kyllan, Jayden, Joshua, Julianna, Ayla, Amaiya, Porter, Claire, Boston and Berkley Wilde.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, July 21, at the McKinnon LDS Church with a viewing starting at 9 a.m. Interment will be in the McKinnon Cemetery.
Condolences may be made at www.crandallfhevanston.com.