Lawrence J. "Larry" Oldman, Jr.
Apr 29, 1960 - Oct 28, 2009
Lawrence J. “Larry” Oldman, Jr. of Arapahoe died Wednesday, October 28, 2009 at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. He was 49 years old. His Indian name was Ne-ii, meaning “Good Shot”.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, November 2, 2009 at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church. Burial will take place at Arapaho Catholic Cemetery. A Rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 31, 2009 at Davis Funeral Home. A second Rosary will be at 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 1st at St. Stephen’s, followed by a wake at Eagle Hall, and the Maria Oldman residence, 1467 17 Mile Road.
Lawrence Joseph Oldman, Jr. was born April 29, 1960 in Riverton, the son of Lawrence Joseph Oldman, Sr. and Maria L. (Brown) Oldman. He grew up on the Wind River Indian Reservation near Arapahoe, and attended schools in Arapahoe, St. Stephens, and Flandreau, So. Dak.
On January 4, 2008, he married Janet Marshall in Fort Washakie. She survives him.
Mr. Oldman was of the Catholic faith.
He was a construction laborer and carpenter.
The family said Mr. Oldman enjoyed playing the guitar, singing, drawing, bull riding, and spending time with his family.
In addition to his wife Janet, he is survived by brothers Steven M. Oldman, Sr., Virgil T. Oldman, Ernest Oldman, Sr., Stevie C. Oldman, Sr., Curtis M. Oldman, Sr., Wilbur Antelope, all the farm boys; sisters, Valerie J. Friday, Luella T. Monroe, Ramona L. Oldman, Terry J. Teran, Pamela S. Six Feathers, Benita L. Smith; sons, Rueben J. Oldman and Brandon Brown; daughters, Vanessa Warren and Tashina Oldman; grandson, Dasean Tidzump; aunts, Eva Mead, Flossie Brown, Teresa White, Sophie Lavadour, Katherine, Patty and Darlene Hanway; uncles, Rueben Jenkins, Wayne Brown, Buddy Oldman, Darrel and Paul Joe Hanway, Raymond Addison, Sr., Lloyd Frazier, Sr., Dan Brown, Charlie Manderson; Sundance grandfather, John and Ava Headley; brothers-in-law, Erwin Teran and Darrel Smith, Sr.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Gina Oldman; brothers, Marky Oldman, Dean Pius Oldman, Ivan Goggles, Sr., Clemet Frazier; sister, Nellie C. Daney; grandparents, Jason Barney and Virginia Oldman, Joseph & Myra Dorothy Brown, Ernest and Nellie Hanway; aunts, Viola Wanstall, Rosaline Addison, Lavina Brown; uncles Alex, Herman, Royce, Howard Brown, Aloysious C’Bearing, Tommy Oldman, Buster Oldman, Franklin Oldman, Jessie Oldman and Dan Oldman; nephews, Russell Oldman, Sr., Ernest Jenkins, Royce Killsontop and Donny Oldman; grandsons, Donavan Blackburn, Joshua Dewey; niece, Teri Jean Bell; brothers-in-law, Albert Six Feathers, Sr., Shane Montoya and Leonard Friday.
On-line obituaries are available and condolences for the family may be made at: thedavisfuneralhome.com.
Services are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton.