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Obituaries: Jones, Lloyd, Whitt

Steven J. Jones

CASPER, Wyo. –

Steven J. Jones. Steve was born on July 10, 1962 and died on his favorite holiday, December 25, 2019.


As a toddler Steve was surrendered to the Wyoming State Training School. As a young adult he moved to Casper and received care from various service providers. He lived in a Host Family with Family’s First for several years.

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Steve loved bowling, horses, 4 wheeling, camping, the mountains, fishing, Christmas, dogs/animals, dancing, slots, drinking ‘fake’ beer, cheeseburgers, James, Bev, Zeke (long beard), Karen, Trevor, Sam, Tuna, Buddy and Lori.
Steve touched the lives of many people throughout his life. He will be greatly missed.

Services will be held at a later date as to accommodate Steve’s love of the mountains and nice warm weather.


Peter Thomas Lloyd

Peter Thomas Lloyd, born 12-02-1935 in Soda Springs, ID died 12-29-2019, just after his 84th birthday, at Central Wyoming Hospice after a courageous and short battle with cancer.

Peter was preceded in death by his parents Russell C. Lloyd, Beatrice Norstrom Lloyd and siblings: Duane Lloyd and Shirley Vail.  

Peter served in the Air Force from 1953 to 1957 and was stationed in France.  Peter also served as a Firefighter for the Forest Service as a young man.  Later, he became an installer for the telecommunications company Western Electric.  In 1964 he married Janet E. Loghry.  They were married up to Peter’s death, enjoying three sons and 55 years together; in 1984 they were sealed in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in the Salt Lake City temple, of Salt Lake City, UT.  Peter was an active member of his church and was an avid gardener.  

Peter is survived by his wife, Janet, his sister, Sarah Chase, and his children: Jeffery, Steve (Addey) and Bill (Lacy).  Peter leaves behind six grandchildren and four great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.  

In lieu of flowers the family asks for donations to be made in Peter’s name to Central Wyoming Hospice.


Diane “Jean” Whitt

Diane “Jean” Whitt, age 84, of Casper, passed away December 30, 2019 at Meadow Wind Assisted Living. Jean was born December 14, 1935 in Casper, Wyoming to Arthur and Iyone (Fraley) Crowley. Diane graduated from Natrona County High School. On August 3, 1957, Jean married Bob Whitt. Joined to this union was one daughter, Kandus. Kandi was born September 16, 1973. Jean spent the majority of her life as a homemaker caring for her family and her family critters including her two bobcats. She drove the school bus for Shoshoni School District. Jean enjoyed going fishing with her family and friends. She loved her country home in Lysite.

Jean was preceded in death by her parents and her loving husband of 60 years, Bob Whitt. She is survived by her daughter, Kandus (Chuck) Brooks, two granddaughters, Taylor Whitt and Savannah Masters, grandson, Colton Brooks, one brother, and numerous nieces and nephews.

No services will be held per her request.

Memorial contributions may be made to Central Wyoming Hospice or Wyoming Chapter-Alzheimer’s Association, 2232 Dell Range Blvd #220, Cheyenne, WY 82009 in Jean’s Memory.