Jermy Wight

Jan. 29, 2019

Cremation has taken place and cremains  of Jermy Wight will be interred this summer at the Bedford, Wyo., cemetery next to his wife Letha.

Jermy, 92, passed away Jan. 29 in Yuma, Ariz.

He was born in Gebo, the son of Jessie and Mary Lewendowsky Wight. He was a distinguished soldier, mentoring social worker, Boy Scout leader, leader of several State of Wyoming departments of services.

He was a llama trekker to Yellowstone; a historian and author; a restorer of historical artifacts and a builder of museums.

Jermy was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

He was preceded in death by his parents, six siblings, a grandson and his first wife, Letha Dunn Wight.

He is survived by his wife Grace Riley-Wight of Yuma; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Victor and Peggy Wight Staley of Basin; Richard and Becky Wight Hohmann of Coleman, Texas and Amy Wight of Laramie; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

 

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