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Amargosa Desert Memorial Cemetery
Amargosa Valley, Nye County, Nevada

907 East Amargosa Farm Road
Amargosa Valley, Nevada 89020 5

Lat: 36° 34' 12"N, Lon: 119° 27' 22"W
T16S R49E Section 9

From the Junction of State Highways 95 and 373 drive South 5.2 miles, Turn west onto Farm Road, drive 2.4 miles west. The cemetery is on the north side of the road.

The first interment in 1979, George Eugene Wagner, was on land held by the United States Bureau of Land Management. The BLM then designated that gravesite and land adjoining it to become a cemetery.

This is not a complete listing of all of the burials in this cemetery. The records below were provided by contributors to Interment.net. Last edited Sep 13, 2012, Total records = 138.

Contributor's Index:

* unmarked graves identified by the Grave Directory in the pavilion

Alvarez, Adriana, no dates, [SL]*
Ard, Eldon Rush, b. 11 Oct 1921, d. 10 Apr 2000, “Tec 5 US Army”, [SL]
Avila, Francisco, b. 20 Jan 1962, d. 05 Apr 2011, [SL]
Babbitt, Arthur, no dates, [SL]*
Babbitt, Luella, no dates, “scratched on a large white metal cross”, “VFW Auxillary symbol”, [SL]
Bagby, Bufford Dwayne, b. 01 Feb 1937, d. 04 Feb 1988, “SP4 US Army Korea”, “VFW symbol”, [SL]
Bailey, Jim L, b. 08 Jan 1934, d. 24 Sep 1998, “Loving Husband & Friend”, “Beloved Father & Brother”, [SL]
Beller, Paul G, b. 18 Aug 1930, d. 11 Oct 1987, s/w Phyllis Beller, [SL]
Beller, Phyllis D, b. 19 Nov 1933, d. 12 May 2006, s/w Paul Beller, [SL]
Billups, Donna R, b. 29 May 1929, d. 22 Sep 2004, [SL]
Billups, Frank N.C., b. 03 Augus 1924, d. 10 Dic 1997, “dates in Spanish”, [SL]
Bowler, James G, b. 08 Oct 1931, d. 12 May 2004, “US Army”, VFW symbol”, [SL]
Bowler, Nira Vell, b. 30 Jan 1934, d. 15 Nov 1987, “Beloved Wife, Mother & Grandmother”, “VFW Auxillary symbol”, [SL]
Boyd, Alvin Thomas, b. 08 Apr 1954, d. 31 May 1996, “US Navy Korea” , [SL]
Boyd, Betty Jo Hiser Smith, b. 17 Mar 1921, Bradner, OH, d. 16 Sep 2006, s/w David Cannon Boyd, [SL]
Boyd, David Cannon, b. 10 Mar 1920, Shreveport, LA, d. 14 Feb 2005, s/w Betty Jo Hiser Smith, “VFW symbol”, [SL]
Boydston, Dennis Richard, b. 31 May 1953, d. 25 May 2008, “Proud Father of Steven, Richard & Debbi, [SL]
Bray, Doshia Ellafair, b. 27 Oct 1913, d. 27 Apr 2001, [SL]
Bray, Hubert Aree, b. 28 Jan 1915, d. 17 May 1995, “Devoted Husband and Father”, [SL]
Bray, Joyce E, b. 27 Aug 1942, d. 11 Apr 1994, [SL]
Britton, Ralph Eugene, b. 26 Nov 1940, d. 07 Oct 1994, “US Air Force Korea”, [SL]
Bustamante, Abner, b. 1984, d. 2002, “gravestone is almost illegible”, [SL]
Bustamante, Lori, no dates, [SL]*
Bustamante, Ma. Magdalena, b. 22 Jul 1943, d. 13 Feb 2004, “inscription in Spanish”, [SL]
Butler, Dewey William, b. 10 Oct 1925, d. 01 May 1998, “Once My Husband Always My Friend”, [SL]
Cain William E, b. 25 Jul 1920, d. 09 Sep 1989, “US Navy World War II”, [SL]
Cain, Evette, b. 03 Feb 1928, d. 07 Jul 1985, “Beautiful Lady, Wonderful Wife, Loving Mom”, [SL]
Castaneda, Fernando, no dates, [SL]*
Castillo, Jennifer, b. 29 Aug 2005, d. 20 Sep 2007, [SL]
Castillo, Juan Jesus, b. 16 Feb 1996, d. 12 Aug 2000, [SL]
Catri, Florence, b. 1913, d. 2009, [SL]
Catri, Frank P, b. 11 Oct 1910, d. 18 Dec 1988, [SL]
Clark, Patrick Otis, b. 29 Mar 1989, d. 20 Dec 1992, “God Bless Our Baby Son”, [SL]
Copeland, George Bill, b. 19 Apr 1934, d. 06 Aug 1996, “Commissioner”, “ENFN US Navy Korea, “VFW symbol”, [SL]
Cortner, Dorothea L, b. 30 Jan 1926, d. 14 Dec 2009, “Beloved Wife, Mother, Grandmother”, [SL]
Cortner, Sanford S, b. 17 Feb 1920, d. 20 Mar 1999, “CSM US Navy World War II”, [SL]
Cowdery, Richard Eugene, b. 25 Jan 1941, d. 11 Sep 2005, h/o Corazon, [SL]
Dansby, Lewis Napoleon, b. 16 Dec 1911, d. 21 Jul 1994, h/o Sarah Claribel, “Pioneers of Amargosa Valley”, [SL]
Dansby, Sarah Claribel, b. 28 Dec 1913, d. 26 Sep 1997, w/o Lewis Napoleon Dansby, [SL]
Donaldson, Roy, no dates, [SL]*
Eastman, Mary K, b. 24 Apr 1946, d. 24 Aug 2004, [SL]
Emanuel, Ernest Richard, b. 19 Apr 1912, d. 05 Feb 1989, “Father”, h/o Edgar Louise, [SL]
Emanuel, Louise, b. 09 Feb 1917, d. no date, w/o Ernest Richard, [SL]
Everett, Ila Mae, b. 01 Oct 1928, d. 21 Nov 2002, w/o Wallace E. Everett, [SL]
Everett, Wallace E, b. 02 Sep 1925, d. 27 Sep 2005, h/o Ila Mae Everett, “CPL US Army, World War II”, [SL]
Femat, Maria, b. 18 Jun 1955, d. 28 Sep 2004, “Grave Directory lists last name as Femat”, [SL]
Femat, Martin, no dates, “Grave Directory lists last name as Femat”, “Homak”, [SL]
Finical, Kenneth, no dates, [SL]*
Finical, Max, no dates, [SL]*
Fishel, Eva L, b. 05 May 1931, d. 08 Oct 1997, Loving Wife, Momma & Na-Na”, “VFW Auxiliary symbol”, [SL]
Fishel, Robert James, b. 06 Dec 1921, d. 20 Feb 1996, “Tec 4 US Army World War II”, “VFW Symbol”, [SL]
Fisher, Jack Edward, b. 1922, d. 1999, PFC US Army World War II”, “VFW symbol”, [SL]
Fowler, Ivy E. Bagby, b, 23 Mar 1917, d. 08 Nov 1988, “Loving Wife and Mother”, [SL]
Fulton, William V, b. 25 Sep 1950, d. 11 Aug 1994, “SP4 US Army Vietnam”, “VFW symbol”, [SL]
Galvan, Amelia Felix, b. 27 En Ro 1953, d. 15 Sep 2011, “dates and Inscription in Spanish”, [SL]
Garrison, Wendy Sue, b. 24 Dec 1976, d. 17 Dec 1999, [SL]
Gilgan, Elizabeth, no dates, [SL]*
Gomez, Jose M, d. 23 Aug 1988, “inscription in Spanish”, [SL]
Gonzalez, Elizama, b. 11 Feb 2003, d. 11 Feb 2003, [SL]
Gonzalez, Ezequiel, b. 18 Jun 2008, d. 11 Feb 2011, [SL]
Hansen, Forrest H, b. 08 May 1925, d. 18 Jan 1989, “Marine, Mining Engineer, Friend, VFW, MOC”, [SL]
Harris, William Arthur, b. 06 Aug 1930, d. 11 Nov 1997, “US Navy World War II”, [SL]
Henderson, Glen W, b. 23 Feb 1920, d. 02 Sep 1982, “S Sgt US Army, World War II”, [SL]
Henry, Herbert W, b. 05 Nov 1942, c. 21 Sep 2003, h/o Loraine J. Henry, “US Army, Korean Conflict”, “Masonic symbol, [SL]
Henry, Loraine J, b. 21 Jun 1941, d. 14 Jan 2003, w/o Herbert W. Henry, [SL]
Hill, Richard O’Bert, b. 25 Feb 1926, d. 27 Mar 2002, “RDM2 US Navy, World War II”, [SL]
Holtz, Helen M, b. 25 Sep 1920, d. 27 Dec 1999, “Wonderful Wife & Mother”, [SL]
Inge, Lawrence Wesley, b. 14 May 1922, d. 18 Apr 2001, “MSgt US Air Force”, [SL]
Johnson, Danny H, b. 02 Jun 1933, d. 30 Jan 2001, [SL]
Kaiser, Dagmar, b. 03 Mar 1926, Czech Republic-Europe, d. 01 Nov 2007, [SL]
Kirker, Elizabeth Toby, b. 1916, d. 1995, “VFW Auxiliary symbol”, [SL]
Kirker, James J, b. 1916, d. 1981, [SL]
Kirker, Arley W, b. Dec 66, d. Jun 84, [SL]
Kirker, William, no dates, [SL]*
Kucher, Tyler J., no dates, [SL]*
Lee, Anna Belle, b. 1923, d. 1996, “Annie”, [SL]
Lee, Owen Richard, b. 15 Nov 1918, d. 09 Nov 1990, “TSgt US Army, World War II”, [SL]
Lowe, Charlie T, b. 01 Jul 1923, d. 14 Jul 1986, US Army World War II”, “VFW Symbol”, [SL]
Magee, Louise, no dates, “Grave Directory lists last name as Magee”, [SL]
Maine, Sherri L, b. 15 Jan 1950, d. 04 Mar 1992, “Grave Directory lists last name as “Maine”, [SL]
Mansfield, Andrew Thomas, b. 13 Aug 1962, d. 21 May 1983, “SP4 US Army”, [SL]
McCracken, Walter Earl, b. 1908, d. 1994, “US Army”, [SL]
McGhee, Earl Buck, b. 30 May 1927, d. 30 May 2005, “VFW symbol”, [SL]
McGhee, Victoria Ann, b. 07 Jan 1930, d. 05 Feb 2000, “VFW Auxillary symbol”, [SL]
Miller, James, b. 1931, d. 2008, [SL]
Morton, Charles, no dates, “grave is marked by a plastic name badge with a ‘Furnace Creek’ insignia, atop a few house bricks”, [SL]
Munton, Diane, no dates, [SL]*
Munton, Hal, no dates, [SL]*
Olson, Carldean Edward, b. 12 Mar 1930, d. 11 Nov 1994, “US Army Korea”, [SL]
Ortiz, Ricardo, b. 03 Apr 1957, d. 13 Jun 1993, “Beloved Husband & Father”, [SL]
Parmer, Lavada, b. 03 Sep 1932, d. 09 Jun 1999, “Loving Mother-Grandmother”, [SL]
Paz, Lorriann Ward, b. 18 Sep 1961, d. 30 Jun 2004, [SL]
Paz, Patricia Beverley, b. 07 May 1982, d. 30 Dec 2001, [SL]
Prouty, Arthur Wesley, b. 05 Jan 1920, d. 04 Aug 1995, “SSGT US Air Force World War II”, “VFW symbol”, [SL]
Prouty, Betty Naomi, b. 26 Sep 1927, d. 24 Jul 1989, [SL]
Records, Henry H (Hank), b. 06 Sep 1918, d. 08 Sep 1994, “Husband, Brother, Father, Grandfather, Great Grandfather & Friend”, “A True Pioneer of the Amargosa Valley”, “VFW symbol”, [SL]
Rigler, Edward Jackson, b. 26 Jun 1921, d. 10 Aug 1998, Capt US Army Air Corps World War II”, “DFC 1 OLC”, “VFW symbol”, [SL]
Robertson, William A, b. Dec 1925, d. Feb 1981, “US Marine Corps”, “VFW symbol”, [SL]
Robinson, Robert, no dates, [SL]*
Rodela, Manual & Louise, no dates, [SL]*
Rodriguez, Fernando, no dates, [SL]*
Rogers, John Pollard, b. 15 Mar 1938, d. 28 Jul 2004, “A3C US Air Force”, [SL]
Rooker, John C., no dates, [SL]*
Rooker, Noreen, no dates, [SL]*
Ruston, Tom C, b. 21 Apr 1927, d. 05 Jul 1986, “Beloved Husband – Dad”, “US Army World War II”, “Masonic and VFW symbols”, [SL]
Selbach, Earl, b. 03 Jan 1930, d. 19 Sep 2002, h/o Neva Selbach, [SL]
Selbach, Jimmy, b. 25 Sep 1949, d. 19 Aug 2002, [SL]
Selbach, Neva, b. 17 Jan 1934, d. 29 Jan 2000, w/o Earl Selbach, [SL]
Selbach, Vernes H, b,. 22 Feb 1901, d. 08 Jun 1984, “Our Beloved Dad”, “Grandpa”, Father of Kathy, Wanda, Earl, Ron, Bob, Archie, Leonard, Dale, Dottie, Elvie”, [SL]
Settlemire, Earlene, b. 18 Mar 1946, d. 09 Jul 2006, w/o Virgil Settlemire, “Most Sweetest Wife, Mother, Grandmother”, [SL]
Settlemire, Virgil, b. 14 Nov 1935, d. 28 Nov 2007, h/o Earlene Settlemire, “Husband, Father, Grandfather”, [SL]
Smick, Claire, no dates, [SL]*
Smith, Robert, b. 23 Feb 1912, d. 19 Dec 1987, “US Marine Corps World War II”, “VFW symbol”, [SL]
Smith, William Jess, b. 04 Oct 1915, d. 22 Sep 2000, “US Navy World War II”, [SL]
Spears, I. C. “Oakie”, b. 15 May 1916, d. 25 Jul 1996, h/o Muriel E. Spears, [SL]
Spears, Muriel E, b. 23 Aug 1922, d. 18 Nov 2007, w/o I.C. Spears, [SL]
Spurlock, Alta, b. 22 Sep 1913, d. 09 May 2002, “Beloved Mother and Grandmother”, [SL]
Steele, David Lewis, b. 20 Nov 1932, d. 03 Apr 2010, “US Air Force”, [SL]
Stray, Stanley, no dates, [SL]*
Tews, Marian, b. 1911, d. 1981, “Wife-Mother”, [SL]
Tharp, Emilia Michalek, b. 12 Jun 1916, d. 02 Nov 2010, “Beloved Wife and Mother”, [SL]
Tharp, Finis Sr, b. 21 Jun 1917, d. 25 Feb 1995, “US Army World War II”, [SL]
Thomas, Edna Henderson, b. 01 Jul 1921, d. 16 Jan 1908, [SL]
Ummen, Alice Mae, b. 30 Jan 1925, d. 21 Feb 2002, [SL]
Vallance, Alex, no dates, [SL]*
Vassar, Bennie “Hank”, b. 06 Mar 1916, d. 12 Oct 1981, “Pen Name Chuck Martin, Worldwide Historian of Country-Western Music, Author of Western Stories, Father, Brother, [SL]
Vassar, Glynn W, b. 08 Jul 1924, d. 29 Apr 1996, h/o Mae F., [SL]
Villanueva, Genaro Ramos, Sr, b. 16 Jun 1941, d. 25 Aug 2000, inscription in Spanish, [SL]
Villanueva, Joven Alfredo, b. 16 Feb 1973, d. 05 Mar 1995, inscription in Spanish, [SL]
Wagner, George Eugene, b. 22 Nov 1903, Texas, d. 16 Dec 1979, “First Recorded Gravesite Establishing The Amargosa Desert Memorial Cemetery”, [SL]
Weber, Hazel M, b. 04 Mar 1910, d. 01 Sep 1983, [SL]
Weber, Ute Russell Sean, b. 22 Sep 1982, d. 05 Jun 2011, [SL]
Welch, Kathleen E., no dates, [SL]*
Welch, Okey, b. 1928, d. 1992, [SL]
Wilson, Donald Erwin, b. 04 Jan 1935, d. 24 Aug 1998, “US Marine Corps Korea”, “VFW symbol”, [SL]
Woods, Ellen, b. 08 Apr 1915, d. 24 Aug 1984, “Superactivist”, [SL]
Woods, Ernie, b. 15 Nov 1911, d. 02 Sep 1992, “VFW Symbol”, [SL]
Yoki, Oleta Aleen, b. 03 Sep 1925, d. 29 Dec 1997, “Beloved Wife, Mother & Grandma”, [SL]

Misc:
Billips, ??,, no dates, [SL]*
Davis, ??, no dates, [SL]*
Barney, Mrs., no dates, [SL]*

 

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