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Rodney Paul Gibson, 70, of Sheridan Wyoming, went to Heaven September 14, 2013. Rodney passed away from natural causes.Rodney was born in Powell, Wyoming to George and Leta Gibson. He completed High School in Powell, Wyoming. He was not married, but had several girls he adored.He worked for McDonald in Sheridan for 16 years and retired in 2008.Rodney is survived by his brother Greg and his sister Mary, numerous nieces and nephews, extended family and friends here in Sheridan.Rodney was an extraordinary person, he competed for years as a Special Olympic Athlete, attended "Our Camp" for 33 years, he loved to dance and loved George Strait, his smile was infectious, and those who had the privilege to know him are welcome to attend a celebration of his beautiful life.A Visitation will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, September 20, 2013 at Kane Funeral Home with Services to follow at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, September 20, 2013 at Kane Funeral Home with Pastor Larry Menschel officiating. The community is welcome to attend a balloon release later that day at the McDonald's on North Main Street at 4:00pm. Graveside Services for Rodney will also be held at Crown Hill Cemetery in Powell, WY, Monday September 23, 2013 at 4:00 p.m.A Memorial Fund has been set up at Sunlight Federal Credit Union at 1447 Sugarland Drive, Sheridan, WY 82801. Proceeds to benefit Eagle Ridge Rehabilitative Services to assist our communities need to support persons with developmental disabilities.Online condolences may be written at www.kanefuneral.com.Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.This obituary was originally published in The Sheridan Press (Sheridan, WY).