Guy Clancey Rinderknecht, 20, of Rigby, Idaho, and Howell, Utah, died Sunday, March 17, 2013, from injuries he received in an automobile accident.
He was born Feb. 8, 1993, in Rexburg, Idaho, a son of Guy Odell and Jennifer Bennett Rinderknecht. He was raised in Payson, Utah, attending kindergarten and grade school in Howell, Utah, and Ririe. He graduated from Ririe High School. While attending Ririe High School, he qualified for the state rodeo in saddle bronc, participated in team roping, took third place at state as a senior wrestler and won Mr. R.H.S. in Ririe. He worked as head wrangler at the T Cross Ranch in Wyoming and as a CNA at the Bear River Valley Care Center in Tremonton, where he loved caring for the people there. He was a member of the LDS church.
He loved hunting and fishing; performing his bull whip routine, especially with his siblings; was a great artist; and enjoyed teasing his mother.
He is survived by his parents, Guy and Jennifer Rinderknecht of Rigby; two sisters, Kyresa Karren Rinderknecht and Billie Ann Rinderknecht, both of Rigby; two brothers, Odell Joe Rinderknecht of Logan, Utah, and Rustin Bennett Rinderknecht of Rigby; and grandparents, Celia Bennett of Logan, Utah, and Karren Rinderknecht and Odell and Janice Rinderknecht, all of Howell, Utah.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Roberts S. Bennett; two uncles, Rusty Rinderknecht and John Bennett; and a cousin, Travis Larsen.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 26, in the Ririe Stake Center, 14061 N. 130 East in Ririe. The family will visit with friends from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday and from 9:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Tuesday before services, both at the church. Burial will be in Ririe-Shelton Cemetery under the direction of Eckersell Memorial Chapel in Rigby.
Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.eckersellfuneralhome.com.