Bryan Jack Westcott (November 18, 1940 – April 7, 2022)

Bryan Jack Westcott (November 18, 1940 – April 7, 2022)

Bryan Jack Westcott passed away on April 7, 2022, at Wyoming Medical Center at the age of 81. Bryan was born to Virginia Ryan Westcott and Gurney Westcott in Alpena, Michigan on November 18, 1940.

He attended schools in Atlanta Michigan and graduated from Atlanta High School in 1959. Bryan and his father came to Wyoming to hunt when he was growing up. He enjoyed the times hunting, fishing and trapping beaver with his dad. Perhaps this is what drew Bryan to Wyoming.

Bryan was proud to have served his country in the United States Navy. He served four years active duty and two years in the reserves. After finishing boot camp, he was ordered to attend Seabee Construction School in Port Hueneme, California. Upon graduating, he was assigned to the MCB10 Construction Battalion. Following his training as a Seabee he was deployed to Guam, Adak, Alaska, the Philippines and finally Vietnam. Following his years of service, he was honorably discharged. He then returned to Michigan and worked with his dad in the construction business He also continued to learn the construction business from his cousin at Steel Structures in Casper.

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Bryan and Cheryll (Zuech) Westcott were married on June 14, 1980, at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church in Rock Springs, Wyoming. Bryan and Cheryll decided to make their home in Casper, Wyoming. He had a successful career as a union carpenter, and he also owned and operated CB Locksmith Company in Casper. Bryan became very active with the Vietnam Veterans group. For many years he made trips to Scottsbluff, Nebraska, to march with his Veteran friends in the Veterans Day Parade. He was a true patriot.

Bryan was an avid hunter. His last hunting trip with his dad was in Idaho on a successful mountain lion hunt. His last hunting adventure was in the Northwest Territory Artic Circle on a successful 7-day Musk Ox hunt. Bryan built and enjoyed his trophy room and was proud to show his big game trophies to his many friends while at the same time entertaining them with his sense of humor. He also enjoyed golfing, riding his motorcycle, and taking his dogs for rides in his truck.

Bryan is survived by Cheryll, his wife of 42 years, his sister Kelly Woolman (Bob) of Florida, and numerous nieces, nephews and his poodle Ruby.

He was preceded in death by his parents Gurney and Virginia, brother Jeff and sister Candy.

Services will take place at Oregon Trail Veterans Cemetery Evansville, Wyoming, Thursday, April 21, at 11 am.

Donations in his memory may be made to the Casper Humane Society, Food for Thought in Casper or the charity of your choice.

Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Bustard & Jacoby Funeral Home, 600 CY Avenue, Casper, WY 82601.