A memorial celebration of Raymond’s life will be held on Friday, July 30, 2021, at the Cody Elks Lodge, 1202 Beck Avenue, Cody, Wyoming, from 11:00am until 3:00pm.
Raymond Lloyd Wimberly, 81, passed away on June 6, 2021, at Cody Hospital, surrounded by the love of his family. He was born in Chicago, IL, on May 18, 1940, son of the late Lloyd and Madeline (Née: Foster) Wimberly.
Raymond proudly and faithfully served his country in the United States Navy from 1958 – 1961. He lived and worked in Chicago until he moved to the Bay area in California in 1973. In 1990, he moved to Cody, Wyoming, and found his paradise. He loved fishing and hunting in the mountains and streams.
He is a member and past Exalted Ruler of the Cody Elks Lodge BPOE #1611. He worked for Buffalo Bill State Park and Buffalo Bill Dam keeping tourist informed with stories of the park. He was on the board at the Cody Senior Center and enjoyed helping others. Raymond will be dearly missed by all who loved and knew him.
Raymond leaves to cherish his memory, his daughter, Jenny Hardy; son, Raymond Wimberly; grandchildren, Brian (Liz) Hardy, Skyler Hardy; sister, Judy (Doug) Akers; girlfriend, Carla McFadden; nieces and nephews, Tina, Donna, Linda, Lisa, Joe; other relatives and dear friends too numerous to mention.
In addition to his parents, Raymond is preceded in death by his sister, Marilyn Pennekamp.
A memorial celebration of Raymond’s life will be held on Friday, July 30, 2021, at the Cody Elks Lodge, 1202 Beck Avenue, from 11:00am until 3:00pm.
The family would like to extend a heart-felt “Thank You” to the doctors, nurses, and other staff at Cody Hospital for the love and care given to Raymond and his family at this difficult time.