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Obituaries: Pappas Fordyce, Atkins

Georgia Ann Pappas Fordyce (submitted)

Georgia Ann Pappas Fordyce (5/8/29 – 3/30/21)

Georgia Ann Pappas Fordyce, 91, of Casper Wyoming passed away on March 30th 2021, in Casper.  Georgia was born on May 8th , 1929, in Wendover Wyoming to Louis and Llynllwan Pappas.

Her father opened restaurants and worked for the railroad so Georgia lived in various places in Wyoming including Douglas where she graduated from high school. She eventually made her home in Casper. Georgia worked at various jobs throughout her life but her most enjoyed job was at the Title
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Georgia took up golf with her husband Lloyd and enjoyed many days at the golf course.  

They owned a home in Phoenix they loved to winter at up until Lloyd passed. Georgia also enjoyed needlepoint, walking her dog Bear, reading and spending time with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Georgia is survived by her daughters Debbie, Vickie, Kodi, son Gary and her grandchildren Jennifer,Melanie, Tanya and Tammy. After her daughter Susan passed she took in her two grandsons Justin and Spiros and became like a mom to them. Georgia is also survived by 11 great grandchildren.

Georgia was preceded in death by her husband Lloyd, daughter Susan, sister Shirley Baker and grandson Aaron.  Funeral services will be held at bustards on April 10th at 2pm with Pastor Quinn officiating.

Memorial donations may be made to Casper Humane Society (849 E. E St. Casper WY, 82601) in lieu of flowers.

A reception will be held at Georgia’s house following the service.


Reginald Atkins (Submitted)

Reginald Atkins (1942 – 2021)

Reginald Atkins, 78, of Casper, Wyoming, passed away peacefully in his home on Thursday, April 1, 2021.

Reginald was born in Birmingham, Alabama on October 6, 1942 to James and Mariam Atkins. Reginald graduation from Fairfax High School in South Carolina. Reginald and Carol married in 1982 and have celebrated 47 years together. He is survived by his Wife, Carol, Daughter Andromeda, his Brothers Lonnie Atkins and Jimmy Atkins, and Sister Cherry Black.

He enlisted in the Navy then worked for Manned Space Flight with NASA, consisting of the Gemini and Apollo missions. He then went on to work for NRAO (National Radio Astronomy Observatory) in Green Bank, West Virginia as Interference Officer for the Quiet Zone. Later going on to work for a Government Think Tank (Mitre Corporation) in Northern Virginia as a Systems Engineer.

He was preceded in death by Mother, Marian and Father James.

Services will be held April 8, 2021 at Newcomer Funeral Home at 11:00 AM and will be followed with Military Honors at Oregon Trail State Veterans Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alex Foundation or a charity of your choice.


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