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Terry Lynn Smith

April 2, 1952 — March 13, 2024


Funeral service for Terry Smith will be held at 1:00 p.m., Monday, March 18, 2024 at Gillette Memorial Chapel 210 West 5th St. with Vicki Kissack officiating; interment to follow at Mt. Pisgah Cemetery. Terry Lynn Smith, 71, passed away on March 13, 2024 after a long battle with lung cancer. He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather who will be deeply missed by all who knew him.

Terry was born April 2, 1952 to Damon and Willamae Smith in Basin, WY. He attended various elementary schools before graduating from Kelly Walsh High School in Casper in 1970. There he met his loving Cynthia and they lived 52 years together creating two sons.

Terry started his career in the oil fields in Wyoming and surrounding states in the 1970’s. The family moved to Gillette in 1990. He went on to Master Mechanic for Triton Coal, Antelope Coal, and finally Peabody Coal, NARM. He was known in the industry for his dedication, hard work, and passion on the job.

Terry was a devoted family man who loved to spend his free time with his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. He enjoyed camping, hunting, reloading and fishing.

His is survived by his loving wife, Cyndi; their two sons, Richard (Jennifer) of Sheridan; and David of Casper; nephews, Kevin (Michelle) Stevens of Berthoud, CO; Kirby (Courtney) Stevens of Casper; Todd (Linda) Nichols of Casper. Terry is also survived by nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents, sister, Judy, and great-granddaughter, Tensley. Memorials and condolences may be sent in care of Gillette Memorial Chapel 210 West 5th Street, Gillette, WY 82716. Condolences may also be expressed at

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