Ken Fitzpatrick

George Kenneth (Kenny) Fitzpatrick, 72, of Sheridan, passed away on Wednesday, October 27, 2021, at Sheridan Memorial Hospital.

Kenny was born on April 17, 1949, to Maxine and George Rucki in Thermopolis, WY. The family lived in various places, but Kenny called Sheridan home. Kenny graduated from Sheridan High School with the class of 1969, then went to work for United Van Lines and Mac’s Delivery. Kenny met the love of his life, Cecilia “Ceci” Puett in 1973 at the Silver Spur. They married on July 12, 1974, and began their life together. They raised their three sons, Howie, Darin, and Ryan. Kenny worked for Carol’s Furniture and Pixley Transportation that started his many years hauling the railroaders. At the time of his death, he worked as a driver for RENEW.

Kenny enjoyed watching old westerns, Carol Burnett, Red Skelton, Larry’s Country Diner, and “Wrastling”. He was a lifetime member of the Elks and the NRA. He loved the WYO Rodeo and the Big Horn Mountains. His little sayings included “Snug as a bug in a rug” and “You got ants in your pants”.

Kenny will sadly be missed by his wife, Cecilia Fitzpatrick, his sons, Howie (Sandy), Darin, and Ryan (Sara), his grandchildren, Zach, Brandon, Nathan, Harper, Emersyn, Hazel, and Graeme. Also, his sisters, Deana Bates, JoAnn Brantz, brother, Jack Sipe Jr., and several nieces and nephews.

A Memorial Service will be at 2:00 PM, Tuesday, November 2, 2021, at the First Presbyterian Church, 2121 Colonial Drive, Sheridan, WY,  with Pastor Karl Heimbuck officiating.  A reception will follow at the church.

Donations to honor Kenny may be made to RENEW, 1969 S. Sheridan, WY, 82801, 307-672-7481. Online condolences may be made to                                                                    Arrangements are under the care of Sheridan Funeral Home


  1. Kenny was such a nice guy. He always had a friendly smile & a kind word. I don’t believe I ever saw him without a smile on his face. He never met a stranger. He was a good friend to all that he met.

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