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Obituaries: Wolosin, Walker, Tucker, Howey

Carl Anthony Wolosin

CASPER, Wyo. –

Carl Anthony Wolosin 1947 – 2021

Reverend Carl A. Wolosin, 73, of Casper, Wyoming went home to be with his beloved Savior & Lord Jesus Christ, June 14, 2021.

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He was born on December 30, 1947 to Carl and Alfreda Wolosin in Rockaway, New Jersey.

Carl attended college in Wisconsin where he met his future wife Nicki. Carl graduated with a Masters in Geology and a Minor in Math. Carl married his beautiful wife Nicki May 31, 1970, and they had many adventures together, including years spent in Africa with Peace Corps Services.

Carl was hired as a Petroleum Geologist by Gulf Oil, and the couple moved to Casper, Wyoming in 1972. Carl accepted Jesus Christ while on a well in the vast oil fields of Wyoming. 

Carl was called to serve our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ as the Executive Director and Chaplain of the Central Wyoming Rescue Mission (CWRM) for over 20 years. Carl further continued his education by completing a Master’s degree in Theology and was licensed as an Addictionologist.

After retiring from CWRM, Carl served in many capacities with Casper Youth for Christ, teaching at CWRM, and mentoring couples and individuals.

Carl and Nicki had three sons, David, Stephen, and Daniel. Carl enjoyed the great outdoors, with many memories with his family & his best friend Kelly (aka Uncle Kelly to his three sons).

He is survived by his wife Nicki of 51 years; sons Stephen(Jillian) Wolosin, Daniel(Kayla) Wolosin,  grandchildren, Abbigail, Alyssa, Joel, Caleb, and Emmaline, along with many other family, friends & others he touched the lives of within our community.    

Carl’s love and passion for those who did not know Jesus Christ was shown through his tireless work and the love and compassion he showed everyone he came in contact with. Carl’s greatest joy was sharing Jesus Christ and the free gift of salvation with lost and hurting souls. 

A celebration of life will be held from 1:00 pm until 3:00 pm, June 30, 2021 at Cornerstone Evangelical Church. 4100 Casper Mountain Rd.
Casper, WY 82601.In lieu of flowers, the family would greatly appreciate donations to Casper Youth for Christ, P.O. Box 338 Casper, WY 82602-0338


Benjamin Ray Walker

Benjamin Ray Walker: February 19, 1953 ~ June 15, 2021 (age 68)

Benjamin Ray Walker, age 68, of Casper, Wyoming, passed away June 15, 2021 at Central Wyoming Hospice of a lengthy illness. He was born February 19, 1953 in Texas City, Texas to Benjamin Walker and Ola Mae Ghoston. He grew up and was educated in Texas, and worked various jobs in the restaurant industry as a cook. He worked as a cook in Texas, Utah, Oklahoma, and Wyoming. He was full of life and lived everyday to the fullest. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He never met anyone that was not a friend.

He is survived by his daughter, Jessica, and her children Baiely and Braycee; sons, Ben. Jr. and Michael, and daughter, Deannai; sisters, Gracious Rimmer of Casper, Mattie Ghoston, Anna Marie Alford, Helen Smallwood and Theresa Henderson, all of Texas, and Tammy Strayhorn of California, brothers, Kenneth Marion Jr. of Casper, Travis Cleaver of Texas and Rusty Phillips of Oklahoma, and numerous nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Evelyn Steger, mother, Ola Mae Moore, father, Benjamin Walker, and several aunts and uncles.

Arrangements are entrusted to Bustard & Jacoby Funeral Home, 600 CY Ave. Casper, WY 82601.


George Tucker

George Tucker: October 1, 1955 ~ June 13, 2021 (age 65)

George was born in Laramie and loved being a lifelong Wyomingite. He was a wonderful brother to 3 sisters and only tied them up and forgot about them occasionally when playing cowboys. Growing up George was an excellent baseball catcher, raised steers for the FFA and enjoyed running around the neighbor hood creating just a bit of mischief with his buddies.

The Lord blessed George with the gift of ingenuity. He taught himself how to fix, or at least MacGyver, almost anything and he used this skill selflessly helping anyone he found in need.  Anyone who met George could tell you he also had the gift of gab. He loved getting to know other people and all who met him left knowing there were greatly valued and respected by George.  George met so many lifetime friends through participating in sports. He loved the challenge of the games and could always be counted on for some friendly competition. He  especially enjoyed basketball, golf, alpine skiing, mountain biking and fishing.

Above all George was a devoted husband and family man…loving, caring, generous, great provider, teacher and servant to all. His was married to his beloved wife, Cathleen, for over 40 years. They were inseparable best friends who did EVERYTHING together, including the dishes. He was a wonderful father to Jennifer and Andrea who could count on him for unconditional love, support and guidance. Family meant everything to George and he cherished all the family holidays, celebrations and reunions he and Cathleen made it a point to get to.  

George is also survived by sisters: Bonnie Miller (Royce), Linda Gordon (Woody), Anne Dick (Ray); Brothers (in-law): John Pine, Julius Pine (Lois); Aunt Mael Tael; and many precious nieces, nephews, and cousins (too numerous to list, after all we are trying to save trees) George was preceded in death by parents: James and Maimo Tucker; Grandparents: Irwin & Fannie Tucker, Eduard & Nellie Tael.


Beverly Jo Howey

Beverly Jo Howey: 1955 – 2021

Beverly Jo Howey, our mother, a loving wife, beloved Nana, caring aunt, loyal sister, and dear friend, left this world behind on Saturday, June 12, 2021.

Beverly was 65 when she passed. She was born in Topeka, Kansas to Edward and Dorothy Smith on October 24, 1955.

Beverly spent her entire life caring for others. She was a nurse for 45 years working at various facilities. Beverly married Michael Howey on July 4, 2009 in Wyoming where she enjoyed her horses and all wildlife. She enjoyed her life but more importantly loved the people in her life. Her family was her entire world and brought her the most happiness.

She is survived by husband, Mike Howey of Riverton, Wyoming; her daughter, Nichole (Dane) of Colorado; sons, David (Amber) of Illinois and Roy (Erin) of Kansas; her sisters, Karen and Bernie; numerous grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, and many others who were adopted into her family.

She was preceded in death by her parents, 2 brothers, a sister, and a nephew.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you make a donation in Beverly’s name to any wild life rescue of your choice.

A celebration of life was held on July 10, 2021 at 14500 WY-220, Casper, Wyoming 82604 starting at 10:00 AM.