Roy Brazelton passed away suddenly July 28 at the age of 74.
Roy was born July 21, 1948, in Worland, Wyoming, son of Roy W. Brazelton and Gwendolyn (Warner) Brazelton.
The family moved to Lusk, Wyoming, where he graduated from high school in 1966. He then attended two years at Casper College.
They moved back to Worland. There he met his wife, Gloria West, and they were married Aug. 31, 1971, in Hot Springs, South Dakota.
Roy served 12 years in the National Guard. At that time, he was employed with Montana Dakota Utilities Co. He was transferred to Powell, Wyoming, in 1976. There he worked 35 years with Williston Basin Interstate Pipeline.
He loved his horses and team roping, hunting, fishing and camping. He was in Back Country Horsemen for a few years. He was a trustee in the Eagles and a member of the Elks.
Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Gloria Brazelton of Powell; two sons, Casey Brazelton (Melissa) and Jayme Brazelton, all of Powell; sister-in-law Janet West (Jerry) of Billings, Montana; nephews Shawn and Justin Chouinard; and four grandchildren, Aspen and Garrett Brazelton and Lannon and Kash Brazelton, all of Powell.
Roy was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Kay Chouinard.
A celebration of life for Roy will be held at the Powell Eagles Club at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 20.