Obituaries: Green, Cheney, Marcus, Cady

Dusty Ray Green

Dusty Ray Green, 30, of Casper, passed away Sunday January 20, 2019.

He was born in La Mesa California on October 11, 1988 to Mark Green and Tina Tidball. He graduated from Natrona County High School June 1, 2007.

He entered the United States Army on November 5, 2009 and was proud to serve. He went on to get many badges, awards, and achievements. He was honorably discharged and he relocated to Casper where he attended Casper College and worked for Wyatt Electric.

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Dusty had a passion for the United States Army, his children and appreciated the company of his father, family and friends. He enjoyed skateboarding, hiking, four-wheeling, boating, and wakeboarding.

Dusty is survived by his two children Espen and Freya Green; his father Mark and Emily Green; his mother Tina Tidball of Tualatin, Oregon; His brother Sean and Sarah Green of Vernal, Utah; his paternal grandparents Ray and Kay Green of Powell, Wyoming. He is also survived by step sisters Britney, Shannon, Marriah Zumbrennen, and Christen Greear also, his step brother Mason Greear. He has many aunts, uncles, cousins, and nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his maternal grandparents Paddy Tidball and Elna Lintton.

Services will be held at Newcomer Funeral Home February 9, 2019 at 2 pm. and a reception will follow.


William (Bill) Cheney

William (Bill) Cheney, a fourth-generation rancher, and pilot in Natrona County passed away on Saturday, January 26, 2019.

Bill was born January 11, 1935 in Casper, the son on James H. Cheney and Josephine (Jo) Cheney-Moore. He received his early education at the Red Creek Country School and graduated from Natrona County High School in 1953. He enjoyed ranching, flying, hunting, fishing, the great outdoors, rodeo and blackjack.

Bill was preceded in death by his father James H. Cheney and mother Josephine (Jo) Cheney-Moore as well as brothers, Jim and Vern Cheney.

Bill was a rancher, a pilot and cowboy poet. He founded his own aviation company in 1977 and during his time as a pilot he amassed over 17,000 flight hours with over 10,000 hours in tail-wheeled aircraft. Bill prided himself on being one of the best bush pilots in Wyoming. He served as a flight instructor to many future tail-dragger pilots, and Bill himself was an accomplished professional wildlife research, predator control and spray pilot. He was highly respected in the aviation world and was inducted into the Wyoming Aviation Hall of Fame in November 2012. His community roots went deep serving on many boards including the ASCS and SCS, and the School Board. He was a member and past President of the Wyoming Flying Farmers & Ranchers Association, and a lifetime member of the Elks Lodge.

He is survived by: wife Patricia Ann Cheney; sons Robert G. Cheney and Daniel A. Cheney, Casper; and granddaughter Peggy J. Cheney of Gatesville, TX.


Ronald E. Marcus

Ronald E. Marcus, 72, of Mills, Wyoming passed away suddenly at his home Friday, January 25th, 2019.

Ron was born July 15th, 1946 in Greybull, WY. to Albert & Dorothy Marcus. He married Merry Lynn Strohman on Oct. 4, 1964 in Greybull, Wyoming. They had two children, Scott and Tim.

Ron had many outdoor hobbies, which included snowmobiling and riding his RZR at the sand dunes following Scott and his grandson Danyl around, also camping and riding the RZR in the mountains.

Ron was preceded in death by his parents and his youngest son, Tim, brothers Jack Marcus & Marvin Marcus.

He is survived by his wife Merry, son Scott (Tina) Marcus, grandson Danyl Marcus, both of Casper, sisters Janet Marcus & Patsy (Mel) Arndt both of Texas; brother Stephen Marcus of Worland, WY along with many in-laws and nieces & Nephews.

Services will be Friday, Feb. 1st at Mountain View Baptist Church @ 11:00 AM, with Pastor Buddy Hanson officiating 4250 Poison Spider Road, Mills, WY 82604.

We will be meeting at Rons favorite “watering-hole” the Bayou Bar in Mills for a beer in his honor on Thursday, January 31st @ 4:00 PM.


Serafina Cady

Serafina Cady 87, passed away January 24 2019 . Services are planned for January 30, 2019 at 10:00 AM at Bustards Funeral Home. A public viewing was held January 29, 2019 from 6-8PM at Bustard’s.