Riley Allen Ross



Photo courtesy of photographer Chuck James
Photo courtesy of photographer Chuck James

(August 30, 1936 - January 17, 1994)


The Lusk Herald
January 19, 1994


Riley A. Ross

Services for Riley A. Ross, age 57, are pending as of press time.

Mr. Ross died, Monday, January 17, at the Natrona County Memorial Hospital in Casper, Wyo.

A complete obituary will appear in next week's paper.

Bader Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.


Lusk Herald
January 26, 1994
Riley A. Ross


Funeral services for Riley A. Ross, age 57, were held Friday morning at the Bader Funeral Home in Lusk with Rev. Mark Lohr officiating. Burial was at the Dellview Cemetery in Manville, Wyo.

Mr. Ross died Monday night, January 17 at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper, Wyo. He was born August 30, 1936 in Lusk, the son of Henry and Veda Ross. He attended schools in the Lusk area and served a tour of duty with the U. S. Army.

He married Sandra J. Mayhan on June 8, 1963 in Douglas, Wyo. Together they ranched in the Lance Creek area until the time of his death. Riley was a member of Harmony Lodge #24 in Lusk and also was a member of Teamster's #307.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Emma Lou Ross and Mary Dickau.

Survivors include his wife Sandra, son Rola Ross, daughter Selena, all of Lance Creek, Wyo., daughter Sonia Thorman of Big Piney, Wyo., sister Jane Manning of Calif.; three brothers, Marvin Ross of Casper, Wyo., Tom Ross of Cody, Wyo., and John Ross of Denver, Colo., uncle Rolla Overacre of Rapid City, S.C., six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Bader Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.








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