Lewis E. “Butch” Wiley

Lewis E. “Butch” Wiley

Feb. 12, 1943 – July 13, 2021

Lewis E. “Butch” Wiley passed away at his home in Worland on July 13, 2021, at the age of 78. He was born Feb. 12, 1943, in Worland to Clyde and Treva Wiley of Manderson. He grew up on the family farm in Manderson, returning there to farm with his father after he graduated from the University of Wyoming in Laramie.

In 1966 he married Susan Boyum in Custer, S.D. They had three sons. Lewis is survived by his wife of 55 years, sons, Scott (Tammy), David (Tracey), Matt (Ronni), Five grandchildren, Grace (Keegan), Maclin (Saibrynn), Marcus, Lena, Rya, one sister JoDee Foss (Jerry) and many nieces, nephews, cousins that he loved. He was proceded in death by his parents and sister, Corliss Allison and brother-in-law Tim Allison.

A lifelong sports fan, he loved the Wyoming Cowboys and was a longtime contributor to The Steer a Year Program, Cowboy Joe Club. His greatest joy in life was his family; he loved watching his kids and grandkids in sports and school activities. He was proud of whatever talents or accomplishments they displayed, whether athletic, scholastic, music or the arts. His interest in farming continued after retirement and he was so happy to be able to drive beet trucks during harvest in the fall the last few years.

A celebration of life will be held 11 a.m. Friday, July 23, 2021, at 300 South Road 11 in Worland. Cremation has taken place at the Antelope Butte Crematory in Greybull. Arrangements are in the care of Atwood Family Funeral Directors - Basin.