Harold Willman

Harold Willman

Aug 19, 1915 - Oct 16, 2009


Longtime Riverton, Wyoming resident Harold Willman passed away October 16, 2009 at Lemay Avenue Health and Rehabilitation Center, in Ft. Collins, Colorado where he resided as a resident for the past four years. Harold was born August 18, 1915 in Atwood, Colorado where he farmed with his family. He married Mollie Hergenrader on December 2, 1933 and together they raised two children, Harold Dean Willman and Carol Willman Verley. In 1956 he moved to Riverton to open the A & W Root Beer franchise and retired in 1981. Harold enjoyed many hobbies; gardening, his dog "Toby", traveling, fishing and attending church functions. He was an active member of the First Church of the Nazarene in Riverton where he enjoyed teaching and attending Sunday school classes. In September, 1997 his wife of 64 years, Mollie, passed away. He was fortunate enough to find other wonderful women to love, Pearl Greer, and married her in November, 1998. They both had resided in Fort Collins for the past four years. Harold and Pearl travelled the world and enjoyed each other's company until Pearl passed away, July 14, 2009.

Harold is survived by two children, Harold D. Willman and his wife Shari Willman of Roswell, Georgia, Carol Verley of Bouce, Arizona. He also has five grandchildren, Mike Willman, Loren Willman, Kathy Willman James, Debbie Verley and Dale Verley. He was blessed with many great-grandchildren which he enjoyed and delighted him throughout his life. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, October 20, 2009 at the First Church of the Nazarene, 408 E. Sunset Drive, Riverton, Wyoming. Viewing will be at 9:30, service at 10:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Champions for Life Ministry, in care of Davis Funeral Home. 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.