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Wayne Edward Patten Sr.

February 20, 1955 — March 4, 2019

Wayne Edward Patten Sr. of Gillette, Wyoming passed away on Monday March 4, 2019.

Wayne was born February 20, 1955 in Crescent City, California to Edward Wayne Patten and Kay Marlene Patten. Wayne is survived by his best friend Amber Bellamy, his sons John Bellamy (Karen), Derek Bellamy, his step father Keith LaBard, brothers Daryl Rohn (Nancy), Kelly Patten (Daisy), Al Jordon, Steve LaBard (Shelly), sisters Valerie Courtney (Bryan), Cheryl O’Neil (Mike), Patricia Jacobson, 6 grandchildren, and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins. His grandparents, his parents, and his son Wayne Edward Patten Jr. precede him in death.

Wayne’s passion in life was racing. He would race cars on the streets, on the track and anywhere else that he could get away with it. When he was not racing, Wayne would go to the tracks and help his brother or his friends or even catch a race on TV. Most of Wayne’s professional career was driving a truck and the last 18 years his home was Kissack Water & Oil Company where the Kissack team and family became his family.  

Wyoming celebration of life will be at the Gillette Memorial Chapel Thursday March 14, 2019 11am. Reception to follow at the Rozet Bar, Rozet, Wyoming. 

Montana celebration of life will be at The Huntley Cemetery. Huntley, Montana TBD later.

Memorials and condolences may be sent in Wayne’s name in care of Walker Funeral Home 410 Medical Arts Court, Gillette, WY 82716. Condolences may also be expressed at

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Memorial Service

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Starts at 11:00 am (Mountain time)

Gillette Memorial Chapel

210 W 5th St, Gillette, WY 82716

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