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Virginia  Lee Bachus

Virginia Lee Bachus

Apr 21, 1930 - Aug 28, 2018
Virginia Lee Bachus, 88, of Riverton died Thursday, August 28, 2018 at Sagewest Hospital Riverton. A memorial service will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, September 1, 2018 at the Davis Funeral Home.

Virginia was born April 21, 1930 in Ada, Oklahoma to Carl Butler and Goldie Marie Rayburn. She grew up and graduated school in Wetumka, Oklahoma. On March 6, 1947 she married Wendell Wayne “Buggs” Bachus.

The couple moved with his job to Texas, Oklahoma, and Cut Bank, Montana from 1958 – 1968. They moved to Riverton in 1968 and lived in Riverton until 1994 when they purchased their ranch near Pavillion in 1994 where they raised Long Horn cattle.

Her family was very important to her. She had especially enjoyed cooking when younger. She was an avid reader, enjoyed sewing, hunting, fishing, camping, cutting firewood, taking pack trips and being outdoors.

She is survived by her husband of 71 years, Buggs; son, Wayne (Julie) Bachus of Denver, CO and his children Danielle Smith and Vanessa Anderson; daughter Cheryl Bachus (Di Kegeles) of Lummi Island, WA; brothers, Dean, Claude, and Ken; sisters, Ophelia, Louise; numerous nieces and nephews; and her good companion Laurie.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Carl and Goldie Butler; son, Darrell; siblings, Clara, Gertrude and LeRoy.

On-line condolences may be made to the family at

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