May 6, 2012 - StaffFremont County native Charles T. "Chuck" Redman, 54, died of natural causes on Tuesday, April 17, 2012, in Utah, where he was working as a consulting mud engineer on a natural gas rig.
As per his wishes, cremation has taken place, and there will be no funeral services.
Charles T. Redman was born Sept. 29, 1957, in Riverton the son of Tommy J. and Joanne (Gilliland) Redman. His parents were divorced in 1967.
Mr. Redman graduated from Wind River High School in Morton in 1976.
He attended elementary schools in Riverton and Wind River and in his high school years, he was active in track, wrestling and football.
His family said Mr. Redman loved the outdoors, horseback riding, fishing, hunting and camping, and was especially fond of animals, especially dogs, and small children.
He had lived and worked in Wyoming most of his adult life. The last few years, he had lived in Parachute, Colo., and had been employed as a consulting mud engineer in the oil fields in surrounding states.
He married Shelly Lynde in Casper in September 1980.
Mr. Redman is survived by his wife, Shelly Redman of Parachute, Colo.; daughter Dandi and son-in-law Carl Holec; grandchildren Jolen and Treyson Holec of Bentonville, Ark., and son Issac Lynde of Irvine, Calif.; his mother, Joanne Knobel of Riverton; his father, Tommy J. Redman of Idaho; sisters Vicki Laue and her husband Phil and their children, Caitlen Laue of Denver and Phillip Laue of Laramie; sister Debbie Heward and her children, Crystal Smith, husband Kelly and son Dillon of Lyman, Misty Dennis and husband Shaun, children Amanda and Logan of Fort Hood, Texas, Clint Heward and wife Pam of Rock Springs; sister Trudi Redman of Lander and her son, Charles "Chuck" Bridges and wife Alison, and their children, Lane and Gwen of Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D.; brother Coy Knobel and wife Angela of Washington, D.C.; stepsisters Jackie Clapp and husband Dwight of Caldwell, Idaho, Dianne Perry and husband Buzz of Florence, Ore.; his maternal uncle and aunt, Bob and Fay Gilliland of Riverton; paternal aunt and uncle June and Les Westring of Saratoga; and numerous cousins.
He was preceded in death by his stepfather, Bob Knobel, in 1989; paternal grandparents Tom and Beulah Redman; stepgrandmother Blanche Redman; maternal grandparents Charles and Nova Gilliland; paternal uncles Jack, Raymond and Ronald Redman, all of Dubois.
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