Robert Lee Puckett (July 21, 1952 – August 15, 2014)

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Robert Lee Puckett (July 21, 1952 – August 15, 2014)

GREEN RIVER — Robert Lee Puckett, 62, of Green River, Wyoming passed away on Friday, August 15, 2014 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

He was born on July 21, 1952 in Norwood, Colorado, the son of Gerald Dale and Emagene Marion Puckett.

Mr. Puckett graduated from the Hanna Elk Mountain High School in 1970.

He married Gloria Jean Bustos in Hanna, Wyoming on October 26, 1972 and she preceded him in death on October 20, 2006.

Mr. Puckett was a United States Army Veteran having served from 1972 until 1975.

He was employed at Black Butte Coal Company for twenty-three years and retired on July 2, 2014 as a dragline operator.

His interests included hunting, fishing, camping and spending time with his friends and family.

Survivors include his mother Emagene Puckett of Grand Junction, Colorado; two sons Joseph Puckett and Robert Puckett and companion Shauntelle Mandros all of Green River, Wyoming; one daughter Angela Maez and husband Jason of Green River, Wyoming; one brother Jimmie Puckett of Grand Junction, Colorado; one sister Janet Puckett of Grand Junction, Colorado; seven grandchildren Breanna, Shyanna, Shaelyn, Seyarra, Austyn, Wyatt and David; several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife Gloria Puckett; his father Gerald Puckett; his maternal grandmother Lucille Crandell; paternal grandmother Goldie McNeely and paternal grandfather William Puckett.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 1:00 P.M., Saturday, August 23, 2014 at the First Assembly of God, 1380 Hitching Post Drive, Green River, Wyoming. Interment with Military Honors will be in the Riverview Cemetery, Green River, Wyoming.  Friends may call at the Vase Flaming Gorge Chapel, 263 East Flaming Gorge Way, Green River, Wyoming on Friday from 5:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. and again on Saturday one hour prior to services at the church.

Condolences may be left at www.vasefuneralhomes.com