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Floyd A. Chingman

Floyd A. Chingman

Nov 4, 1974 - Aug 4, 2013
Floyd Chingman, 38 of Fort Washakie died at his home on Sunday, August 4, 2013. Funeral services will be held on Friday, August 9, 2013 at 10:00 am at Rocky Mountain Hall in Fort Washakie. A wake will be held at Rocky Mountain Hall on Thursday, August 8, 2013 at 7:00 pm. Pastor Danny Bauer of Word of Faith Church will be officiating.

Floyd Avon Chingman was born on November 11, 1974 in Lander, WY to Floyd Antelope Sr. and Karen J. Sage. After his father passed away, Gary J Chingman Sr. adopted him. He was raised and lived his life on the Wind River Reservation.

He earned his G.E.D. and received his Carpenter Certificated through the Tribal Employment Program. He also worked as a stocker for Mr. D’s in Lander, an installer of solar panels in St. Louis, MO, a counselor at Changing Spirits in Long Beach, CA. and an oil field laborer.

He was a member of the Wyoming Indian Out Door Club.

His family said he enjoyed listening to music, going to the mountains, fishing, skiing, rock climbing, car shows, drawing, watching football and was a Raider Nation Fan, and being around his family.

He is survived by his parents, Karen and Gary Chingman Sr.; his sons, Matthew J. Chingman and Joseph A. Piper-Chingman; his daughter, Lyric L Chingman; his grandparents, Audrey Sage, Judy Large, Emily Niedo, Pamela Enos, Sharon (Joy) Ortegon, Terry Enos, George Enos, Mary Henan, Peggy Myers, Joe Henan, Ben Henan, Becky Sage-Quiver, Bill Sage, Cindy Sage-Winn, Byron Sage, Ardene Sage, Theresa Wells, Emogene Wells, and George Wells; his brothers, John White Antelope, Dennis Antelope, Gary Chingman, Jr. and Michael Chingman; his sisters, Clarissa Vierra, Patrice Hereford and Esther Antelope; his uncle, Benjamin Howard Antelope; and his aunts, Joetta Brown, Ardith Addison, Joleen Quiver, Della Sage, Christie Large, Odessa Eagle, Dallas Eagle, Stephanie Tillman, Lisa Perry, Theresa Trosper, Esther Enos, Becky Enos, Cheryl Enos-Arthur, Vicki Enos, Georgina Enos, Phyllis Trosper, Janice Sage, and Fildelia Overberg.

He was preceded in death by his father, Floyd Antelope Sr.; his grandparents, Allison Sage, Lillian Blade Antelope, George Joseph Antelope, Ernest Chingman Sr., and Florence Chingman.

Funeral Services are under the direction of Davis Funeral Home. On-line condolences for the family may be made at