Ronald L. 'Ron' Caines


(July 26, 2006)

Funeral services for Ronald L. "Ron" Caines of Riverton were held Monday, July 31 at the Davis Funeral Home in Riverton.

Interment will follow at 2 p.m. at the Basin Cemetery. Committal was by the National Guard.

Caines died Wednesday, July 26, at his home in Riverton. He was 63. He was born on Sept. 18, 1942, in Worland, the son of Robert Edward Caines and Mary Helen (Moore) Caines.

He moved to Riverton from Powell 37 years ago.

He was a truck driver in the oil fields, served with the U.S. Army during peacetime and married Paula Sand in Riverton on Sept. 9, 1980.

He was a member of the Baptist faith, the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Powell and past member of the B.P.O. Eagles Lodge.

His family said he enjoyed reading, watching football, was a fan of the Denver Broncos and "worked hard all his life and took care of his family."

He is survived by his wife, Paula Caines of Riverton; daughters, Mary Jackson and husband Jay of Riverton and Janet Caines of Missouri; sons, Ron Caines and wife Sheila of Riverton and Tommy Caines and wife Lynn of Missouri; daughter, Danyel Hays and husband Blake of Riverton; sons, Donavon Caines and wife Kim serving with the U.S. Army in Germany and Bob Caines and wife Stefanie of Riverton; 15 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; his twin brother, Don Caines of Powell, and their brother Tom Caines and his wife Penny of Shoshoni.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister and one brother.

Memorials may be made to the Veterans Administration Clinic or Caines' family, in care of the Davis Funeral Home, 2203 West Main, Riverton, WY 82501.