Michael (Pinky) passed away at the age of 61 years old.
He was born in San Pedro, California to parents Bennie and Rosemary Pinkston.
ln 1978, Michael joined the United States Army. He relocated to Evanston, Wyoming in 1995 where he was employed at Pizza Hut, Jubilee, and for the past 11 years at Walmart.
Pinky met the love of his life Brenda Cook, whom he married November 30, 2016. He had a son Mark and two grandchildren, Mackenzie and Lucas, who he loved dearly.
Pinky's hobbies included riding his Harley, hunting, and playing various card games with friends. He spent a lot of time playing in dart competitions with close friends who he considered family.
Pinky is survived by his three siblings James Pinkston, Pamela Pinkston-Santillo (John), and Kenneth (Helen) Pinkston; his son Mark Pinkston; two grandchildren, Mackenzie Pinkston and Lucas Pinkston; wife Brenda Cook; extended family, four aunts, two uncles, father and mother-in-law, nieces and nephews, lots of cousins, and his best friend of 25 years, Dusty and her family Cole, Mckenzie, Kori, and Stormy Potter.
Pinky is preceded in death by his parents Bennie and Rosemary, as well as his grandparents.
A celebration of life will be held October 2, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. at The Knights Inn in Evanston, WY.