Charles Herbert “Herb" Breed

Charles Herbert “Herb” Breed, 80, passed away Wednesday March 20, 2019 at his home.

He was born June 13, 1938 in Emporia, Kansas, the only child of Charles Kenneth Breed and Mable Maude Logsdon Breed. Herb attended Hartford’High School where he graduated with the class of 1956.

Following high school, Herb enlisted in the United States Navy. He received an honorable discharge from service after serving in the Great Lakes Region.

Herb was joined in marriage to Carol Lavon Crouch on June 14, 1958 at the Hartford Methodist Church. That day would mark the beginning of over 60 years of devoted love for each other, and a deep appreciation for each day spent with family and friends.

Herb began working at Beech Aircraft in Wichita, Kansas, before taking a position with Panhandle Eastern in Kansas City. He was later transferred to Liberal, Kansas and Ft. Worth, Texas.

In 1978 he moved to Casper, Wyoming and took a position with True Oil Company, where he retired as the manager of computer services in 2001.

Following his retirement, he and Carol would make their home in Hartford, Kansas. Herb was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather, who loved to travel and experience new surroundings.

He will live on, in the hearts of his wife Carol of their home in Hartford; a son Gregory William Breed and his wife Ardell of Casper, Wyoming; three grandchildren, Stephanie Wells and her husband Tim, Charles Gabriel Breed and his wife Kim, and Zach Breed and his wife Jackie; great-grandchildren Tye Wells, Charles Gavin Breed, Cassidy Breed and Alta Breed. Herb was preceded in death by a son, Charles Jeffrey Breed, in 2005.

Darwin Gene Covey, born August 25, 1960 in Woodstock, Illinois, died in Casper, Wyoming on March 27, 2019.

Darwin lived in Wyoming for 35 years. He loved Wyoming and being in the mountains. He enjoyed working on his Dodge pickup trucks and was a great gardener. His four Pomeranian dogs were his children. Darwin will be so missed.

He leaves behind his best friend and companion for the last 6 years, Edie; mother, Darlene Taylor; sister, Sherry Caudle; brother, Randy Taylor; and many nieces and nephews.

No services are planned at this time.