Richard Lee 'Rick' Reinick, Jr.

Richard Lee "Rick" Reinick, Jr.

Jan 7, 1952 - Feb 19, 2010
Rick Reinick, 58 of Riverton, died on Friday, Feb. 19, 2010 due to complications from cancer.

A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 6, at the Elk's Club in Riverton.

Another service will be held in Kersey, Colo., at a later date.

Richard Lee "Rick" Reinick, Jr., was born on Jan. 7, 1952, to Richard L. and Bonnie N. Reinick. He was the first born of six children.

He married Sharon Glover in 1969 and they have a daughter, Dana (Reinick-Dalton) Geist. They lived in the Kersey, Colo., area and he worked for the P&A turkey farms. The couple later divorced.

He married Candi Bauer in 1983 and they have a daughter, Sarah Reinick.

Mr. Reinick worked for various employers until they bought a ranch east of Kersey at which time he devoted most of his time to raising sheep, horses and buffalo. The couple later divorced.

Mr. Reinick then moved to Riverton, and continued to raise sheep and horses. His family said this is where he found a new home, a new family of friends, and a special friend, Tina Scott.

The family said the constant in Mr. Reinick's life was his love of the outdoors, whether it was hunting, gardening, motorcycling, or raising livestock. He always had a garden and sold produce at the farmer's market last year. His favorite game to hunt was coyote, geese, and duck. Black powder and bow hunting were challenges he enjoyed, according to the family. They said he always had a love of motorcycles and later in life his Harley

He is survived by his father, Richard L. Reinick and wife Sue of Kersey, Colo.; special friend, Tina Scott of Lander; five siblings, Randy Reinick and wife Debra of Kersey, Colo., Renee Scholfied and husband Tim of Gill, Colo., Rod Reinick and wife Tammy of Kersey, Colo., Ronda Hood and husband Ken of Greeley, Colo., and Royce Reinick and wife Tania of Platteville, Colo.; two daughters, Dana Geist and husband Mike of Greeley, Colo., and Sarah Reinick of Kersey, Colo.; two grandchildren, Destiny and Random Geist of Greely, Colo.; 12 nieces and nephews, and many friends.

He was preceded in death by this mother Bonnie N. Reinick.

On-line obituaries are available and condolences for the family may be made at: thedavisfuneralhome.com

Arrangements are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton.