William Keith "Bill" Bryant



(November 7, 1966 - April 23, 2009)


The Lusk Herald
April 29, 2009


"Bill" William Keith Bryant

Bill’s life was taken on April 23, 2009, as a result of a motorcycle accident. He was 42 at the time of his death. Memorial services to celebrate his life will be conducted at Faith Assembly of God Church, 4301 Casper Mtn. Rd. in Casper, Wyo. on Wednesday, April 29, 2009, at 1 p.m., with Pastor Tom Strock officiating. Reception will immediately follow at Faith Assembly of God. In Honor of Bill’s memory casual dress would be preferred.

Bill was born Nov. 7, 1966 in Douglas, Wyo. to George K. and Carole J. Bryant. He grew up and attended schools in Casper and Glenrock. He graduated from Glenrock High School in 1985. Thereafter, Bill attended Casper College and graduated in 1987 with an Associates Degree in Applied Science Machine Tool Technology. In the fall of 1989, Bill met Samantha “Sami” L. Dionne. They were married on July 14, 1990. During their life together they had three children, Melinda R. Bryant, Rachael M. Bryant, and Mathew R. Bryant and resided in their family home in Evansville.

As a child growing up, Bill possessed a very strong love for cars and trucks, specifically anything MOPAR. His lifetime passion for MOPARS resulted in an eccentric and massive collection of vintage MOPAR vehicles. While not all were perfect, Bill has a plan for everything he owns.

During his life, Bill was employed by Mentor Sand & Gravel, Douglas, Wyo. for a short time as an oiler. Thereafter, Bill went to work for Lufkin Industries, Casper, Wyo., where he was employed from 1988 through 2005 as a mechanic/warehouse manager. In January 2006, Bill went to work for Rio Tinto Energy America, Antelope Coal Mine, Douglas, WY as a heavy equipment operator, where he was employed at the time of his death.

In addition to his love of vehicles, Bill also enjoyed spending time with his family, camping, fishing, boating, riding four-wheelers, riding motorcycles, and off-roading in any one of his trucks.

Survivors include his wife, Sami, his three children, Melinda, Rachael and Mathew; his dad, George Bryant of Gillette, Wyo.; his mom, Carole Bryant of Glenrock, Wyo.; brother, Charles Bryant of Evansville; sister, Katherine Bryant of Paris, Mich.; sister Diana Floyd of Cusseta, AL.; his grandma, Mildred Bryant, of Crawford, Neb., and, numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by two grandpas, one grandma and numerous aunts and uncles.

Cremation has taken place under the direction of Newcomer Funeral Home and Crematory.

In Lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations for the children or the purchase of a raffle ticket for Rachael Bryant’s band trip to Europe in June 2009, % Sami Bryant 7410 Geary Dome Rd, Evansville, WY 82636.




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