Clyde Alex Anderson
Jul 21, 1952 - Sep 22, 2016
Clyde Anderson, 64, of Riverton, died on Thursday, September 22, 2016, at the Wind River Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. A viewing will be held on Wednesday, September 28, 2016, at Davis Funeral Home, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. The funeral service will be Thursday, September 29, 2016, 10:00 am at The United Methodist Church. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery.
Clyde Alex Anderson was born on June 21, 1952 in Heber City, UT to Don and Dona (Clyde) Anderson. As an infant the family moved to Riverton where he grew up with his two brothers and sister. He graduated from Riverton High School. He attended Central Wyoming College, University of Arizona in Tempe, AZ, and University of Wyoming.
On June 18, 1972 he married his wife of 44 years, Colleen Cooper, at the United Methodist Church. They made their home in Riverton where they raised their three children.
He worked as an engineer for Pathfinder Mines for 27 years before they closed and then he worked for the City of Riverton as an engineer for 13 years before retiring.
He enjoyed drawing, computers, geology, mechanic work, and welding, all of which he taught himself how to do. He loved the outdoors and his family which were his world.
He is survived by his wife, Colleen Anderson; mother, Dona Anderson; sons, Kyle Anderson and his wife, Susie, of Williston, ND, and Grant Anderson of Alaska; daughter, Erin Castle of Casper, WY; brothers, Carl Anderson and wife, Donna, and Steve Anderson and wife, Stacia; sister, Maxine Wagner and husband, Frank; brother-in-law, Craig Cooper and wife, Carol; four grandchildren, Adrian and Alyssa Anderson, Cooper and Preston Castle; step-grandchildren, Tabitha Lossing, Lexi, and Tyler Hines; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Don Anderson; grandparents, and sister-in-law, Gayle Sexton.
Memorials may be made to the Parkinson’s Foundation in care of Davis Funeral Home, 2203 West Main Street, Riverton, WY 82501.
On-line condolences may be made to the family at www.TheDavisFuneralHome.com.
Services under the direction of Davis Funeral Home.