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Ernest Larry McNalley

Ernest Larry McNalley Rock Springs - Ernest Larry McNalley, 78, of Rock Springs, passed away August 31, 2017 at Sage View Care Center in Rock Springs. He was born July 31, 1939 in Rock Springs, the son of Ernest McNalley and Marjorie Autry McNalley. He was raised on a ranch in Eden, Wyoming. At a young age he discovered his artistic talent. He became a self-taught artist and his work portrayed the land, wildlife and folklore that he loved. He enjoyed spending time with his family and always put them first. He also had a great love for playing music on his guitar and mandolin. Ernest was a veteran having served in the US Air Force. He had been employed as a fireman for many years and also worked for Questar. He retired and pursued a career as an artist. Survivors include his wife Laura McNalley of Rock Springs; sons Ken McNalley, Rick McNalley both of Rock Springs, Scott McNalley of Salt Lake City, and Steve McNalley of Hendersonville, North Carolina; nine grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren; three sisters, Patricia Julius, Kay Keelin, and Virginia Lowell all of Rock Springs. He was preceded in death by his parents Ernest and Marjorie McNalley. A memorial service will be held at 10:00 am Saturday, September 9, 2017 at the New Life Ministries, 105 K Street, Rock Springs.

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So sorry for your loss. God bless.

Scot & Renee' Eastman Sep 10 2017 12:00 AM

I went to school with Larry. I always liked him and considered him a friend. He was a nice person and always considerate of others.

Jeanne Taylor Zueck Sep 10 2017 12:00 AM

Scott, So sorry for your loss. Sending Prayers and hugs to you and your family! Sue and Russ Lozier

Sue Lozier Sep 7 2017 12:00 AM

Pat I am so sorry to see this. May you have peace knowing your brother is in a much happier place and once again whole. Love you dearest sister. Barbara

Barbara Julius Welker Sep 7 2017 12:00 AM

Laura, I am so sorry to hear about Larry. He was such a gentle soul I have some of his art in my home. The Lord wrap his arms around you in this difficult time.

Laura Yandell Sep 7 2017 12:00 AM

Rick and Scott sorry for your loss, i only meet your father a few times when Rick and i would go to rock springs, to raise a little hell back in the 80's, my prayers are with you, your friend Randy

Randal gardner Sep 7 2017 12:00 AM