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Obituaries: Hunter, Perales, Bass

Nathaniel Christopher Hunter
Nathaniel Christopher Hunter

Nathaniel Christopher Hunter: April 2, 2006 ~ August 14, 2020 (age 14)

Nathaniel Christopher Hunter, 14, of Casper, Wyoming went to be with the lord on August 14, 2020. A celebration of life is planned to take place at Bustards Funeral Home on Friday August 21, 2020 at 2 O’clock in the afternoon.

Nathaniel was born on April 2, 2006 in Tacoma, Washington to Christopher James Hunter and Theresa Ann Hale(Hunter). He attended Dean Morgan Jr high, where he was an honor roll student, and planned to attend Natrona County High school this year.

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He will be remembered for his humor, loving nature, and big heart. He loved to Play video games, have a good time with family, friends and Buddy his beloved Cat. He was musically inclined and enjoyed learning about computer technology. He was looking forward to working, learning to drive, and later joining the Air Force.

His favorite childhood memories included traveling to New Mexico to meet family for the first time and going to the fairs. One of his favorite childhood things was family movie night. He had a great love for music and enjoyed listening and playing various types. The best lesson Nathan learned from his parents was to be a caring and giving person. He will be remembered as a shy, gentle soul, that was very calming to others especially in stressful situations.

Nathaniel was survived by his parents Christopher Hunter Of Newport, Washington and Theresa Hale of Casper, Wyoming. Maternal grandparents Delroy and Teresita (Tess) Hale. His siblings Christen(Carlos) Daniel-Orozco; Of El Paso, Texas, Charisa(Waylon) Birdchief, Justin Hunter, and Trinity Hale of Yelm, Washington. Nathan was also an uncle to Thalia, Amyiah and Yesenia Daniel-Orozco. As well as Niko Addison, Jordan, Khloe, Whisper and Skyla Birdchief. He was also survived by numerous Aunts, uncles, cousins and his cat Buddy.

Those who proceeded him in death are his Paternal grandparents James Raymond Hunter and Socorro F. Hunter.

Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Bustard & Jacoby Funeral Home, 600 CY Avenue, Casper, WY 82601. 


Christopher Leno Perales

Christopher Leno Perales: 02/15/1967-05/06/2020

On the date of May sixth, Chris passed away at the age of fifty-three. He enjoyed spending time with friends and family. Some of his hobbies included riding his motorcycle and working on his Jeep. Chris spent a good amount of time living in Casper, WY where three of his sons currently live. He spent his last few years living in Dacono Co with his beloved dog Sissy. He had most recently been working as a Service Technician for the Brighton school district.

Chris has been reunited with his wife Sara Perales after being apart for more than ten years, as well as his father Jose L. Perales, older brother Joey L. Perales and son Adrian Perales. He is survived by his mother Ramona F. Perales, older sister Susie A. Sena (Arnold), sons Christopher L. Perales, Angel F. Perales, Joey L. Perales (Sierra), Joray Calderon (Tia), James Calderon, Ben Jones (Kimberlee) as well as numerous grandchildren, nieces and their families.


Michael Thomas Bass

Michael Thomas Bass, age 65, of Casper, passed away August 18, 2020 at his home. Michael was born October 10, 1954 in Paducah, Kentucky to William and Clara (Darrow) Bass. He graduated from Livingston Central High in Smithland, Kentucky. He served in the United Stated Army from 1972 to 1974. For the majority of his life, he worked on the Barges as a deckhand. Michael enjoyed nature while camping and fishing. Michael enjoyed working on small engines.

Michael was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his significant other of 26 years, Tammy E. Bailey, one cousin, Debbie Vinson and numerous friends.

A visitation will be held Monday, August 24, 2020 from 11 p.m. until 1 p.m. at Casper Chapel with a funeral services beginning at 1 p.m.