Jerry Duane Wasson


(Oct. 1, 2007)

Jerry Duane Wasson died suddenly Monday, Oct. 1 at his home in Byron. He was 68.

Born in Riverton on Dec. 2, 1938, he was the son of Ernest E. and Nellie M. Wasson. He graduated from Pavillion High School in 1956 and attended Black Hills State College.

He served in the U.S. Navy and spent many years in the mining and high tech electronic industries. He and his wife Sandy retired and

moved back to Riverton in 1992. They moved to Byron in 1998.

Jerry loved fishing, camping, gardening, taking on building projects, wintering in Arizona and spending time with his children and grandchildren.

He is survived by his loving wife, Sandy, of Byron; sons Greg Wasson of Lovell and Chris Pendergraft (Jill) of Riverton; daughters Jacque Wasson Richardson (Joe) of Riverton, Jalene Wasson Leach (Bill) of Riverton, Corrie Pendergraft Besaw (Dave) of North Carolina and Cody Pendergraft Doyle of Nevada; brother, Gene Wasson (Lorna) of Cour ‘d Alene, Idaho; grandchildren Darol, Danielle, Chance, Christa, Jessica, Drew, Jayce, Dalten, Brittanea, Amber, Amanda, Ryan, Charlie and Cameron; and seven great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Jana Wasson; and brother, Jim Wasson.

As per his wishes, no services are scheduled.