Marvin LeRoy Weathermon


(Dec. 6, 2007)

Marvin LeRoy Weathermon, 83, of Powell, died Thursday, Dec. 6 at Powell Valley Hospital.

He was the retired sexton at Crown Hill Cemetery, a position he held for 24 years.

He was born Oct. 15, 1924, in Casper to Robert and Flora (Olheiser) Weathermon. He graduated from high school in Bridger, Mont., in 1944.

Marvin served in the U.S. Navy aboard the tanker USSS Neches from 1944 to 1946.

He married Rose Mary Weisgerber Aug. 19, 1950, in Bridger. They initially lived in Powell, then moved to Casper where Marvin worked for the Standard Oil Refinery and Union Carbide in the Gas Hills. They returned to Powell where Marvin became the sexton at Crown Hill Cemetery.

He was a member of St. Barbara’s Catholic Church in Powell and the American Legion. His hobbies were fishing, gardening and his computer.

Marvin loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He enjoyed helping his friends and neighbors and visiting with one and all, as he “never knew a stranger.”

Survivors include his wife Mary Rose of Powell; sons, Rick (Cindy) Weathermon of Laramie and Rodney (Christy) Weathermon of Rock Springs; brothers, Irvin (Jean) Weathermon and Robert (Mary Jane) Weathermon of Laurel, Mont., and Richard (Wally) Weathermon of Carson City, Nev.; sister, Marsha (Marvin) White of Powell; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Allen.

Cremation has taken place. Funeral services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 13 at St. Barbara’s Catholic Church, with Father Glen Szezechowski officiating. Burial will follow at Crown Hill Cemetery under the direction of Thompson Funeral Home.

For those who wish, the family would appreciate memorial contributions to a charity of choice.