FORT BRIDGR – Kenneth Felix Aimone, 65, died Tuesday, Feb. 19, at his home in Fort Bridger.
He was born July 13, 1947 in Coalville, Utah, to Felix and Mary Josephine (Condos) Aimone. Kenny married Esther L. Bird on March 23, 1967, in Carson City, Nev. Their marriage was solemnized in the Salt Lake L.D.S Temple on Sept. 23, 1978.
Kenny was a member of the LDS Church. He was the owner and operator of “North Slope Outfitters” and loved packing into the mountains to fish and hunt. He was a saddle bronc rider for several years earning the championship in the RMRA Association in 1976. He loved rodeo and attended Cheyenne Frontier Days and Dodge Circuit Finals every year for many years.
He was a clown for local rodeos, helped with the July 4th barbeque, and occasionally put entries in the parade. He organized the High School Rodeo Club for the kids in the Bridger Valley. Kenny worked for FMC Corporation for 40 years until he retired in 2009. He loved to work on his ranch and took pride in his alfalfa patch. He loved running on the walk path in the wintertime, traveling, watching his grandchildren play sports and spending time with his family and friends, especially Gary Massa.
Kenny is survived by his wife, Esther; sons: Stanley (Becky) Aimone and Shawn (Dee) Aimone, both of Fort Bridger: Skeeter (Jenna) Aimone, Mountain View; daughter, Vanessa Aimone (Augusto Jamias), Rock Springs; eight grandchildren; mother, Mary Aimone; brothers: Larry Aimone, Rudy (Jennifer) Aimone, Pete (Wendy) Aimone; and a sister, MaeVonne Adams.
He was preceded in death by his father, Felix; and grandparents.
Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, Feb. 23, at 10 a.m. at the Lyman LDS Stake Center in Urie. A viewing will be held on Friday night at the Stake Center from 6 to 8 p.m., as well as one hour prior to services on Saturday. Interment will follow the services at the Fort Bridger Cemetery.
On-line condolences can be made at www.crandallfhevanston.com
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