Duane "Wayne" Friday
May 17, 1934 - Dec 27, 2014
Funeral services for Duane “Wayne” Friday, 80, will be held Tuesday, December 30, 2014 at Blue Sky Hall. Cremation will follow under the direction of Davis Funeral Home. A Prayer Service will be held at 7:00 p.m., Monday, December 29th at Davis Funeral Home with a Wake to follow at 1097 17 Mile Road, Arapahoe.
Mr. Friday died December 27, 2014 at Help for Health Hospice Home surrounded by his family.
He was born March 17, 1934 in Fort Washakie, son of Chester Owl and Winnie Effie (Trosper) Friday.
He married Victoria Moss on May 17, 1977 in Ethete, Wyoming.
Wayne enjoyed participating in team roping and basketball. He loved ranching and horses. He also loved spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Mr. Friday worked for various farmers in the Millcreek area, then went to work for the Arapaho Ranch where he was a horse breaker and farm hand. Wayne then was on assignment for Odde Ranch where he then became cow foreman until 1980. Mr. Friday then switched occupations and became a Heavy equipment operator for the Northern Arapaho Tribal Sand and Gravel in 1981 until his retirement in 2000. He lived in the Hot Springs and Fremont County all his life.
Survivors include his aunt, Verna Thunder; sons, Sanford (Donna) Friday, Sr., Nolan (Rae) Friday and Solo Friday, Gene (Millie) Goggles; daughters, Aleta (Dennis) Whiteman, Elizabeth Friday, Angela Friday, Terry Garrow, Iva (Michael) Redman, Jolene (Byron) Makeshine, Lowayne (Jamie) Friday, Colleen (Adrienne) Friday and Christina Friday; brother, Hubert (Betty) Friday; sisters, Linda (Howard) Hurtado and Zette Underwood; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Mr. Friday was preceded in death by his parents, wife, sons, Stan and Wade; sisters, Theresa Friday, Estelle Dodge, Elaine Hill and Irene Mountain Sheep; brother, Chester Friday, Jr.
On-line condolences for the family may be made at theDavisFuneralHome.com.
Services are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home.