Dec 28, 2012 - StaffBryan C. "Craig" Weber, a lifelong resident of the Riverton area, died Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, at his home surrounded by family. He was 58 years old.
Cremation will take place, and funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 31, at Davis Funeral Home in Riverton with a reception to follow immediately after at the Reach Foundation, 622 N. Eighth W., Riverton.
Bryan Craig Weber was born April 15, 1954, in Riverton. He was the youngest son of four children born to Raymond Marion Weber and Lela Lucille (Taylor) Weber.
He was raised east of Kinnear along the banks of the Wind River in Johnstown Valley, and other than two years in Laramie, spent his life in Riverton. He graduated from Wind River High School in 1972 and attended Wyo-Tech in Laramie to pursue his passion for all things automotive.
He worked for Skaggs and Chopping Motors before starting his own business, BCW Repair. He was a self-employed mechanic for most of his life, specializing in automotive, light truck and agricultural and industrial equipment repair.
His family said he could never tell the difference between his best clients and his best friends. Other than family, his work was his life. He truly had a knack and a passion for the inner-workings of machinery. He loved discovering how things worked and how to make them function better.
Mr. Weber was raised in the LDS faith.
He married the love of his life, Deaun Lynn Heermann, Aug. 7, 1976. Together they had three daughters, Crystal Rhea, Chandra Lea and Chantaye Deaun. They divorced in 1998.
His family said he will be remembered as a loving brother, father, grandfather, uncle, cousin and friend. His three daughters and eight grandchildren were the light of his life. He was often described as a quiet man and a closed-book, but he had a great sense of humor and loved practical jokes. He would drop everything whenever someone he loved was in need.
He is survived by his oldest daughter, Crystal Schamber, her husband Bob and their three children Jordyn, McKenzie and Kaide of Riverton; middle daughter Chandra Osborne, her husband Joel and their four children Kaleigh, Brayden, Quentin and Madelynn of Riverton; youngest daughter Chantaye Lambert, her husband Josh and their daughter Ariana and a daughter they are expecting in 2013, Aubryanna, of Riverton; sisters Francis Bullington and her husband Noble of Riverton and Rayola Bessey and her husband Bob of Riverton; brother Lyndall Weber and his wife Connie of Riverton; and many cousins, nieces, nephews and in-laws.
He was preceded in death by the mother of his daughters, Deaun Lynn Smith, his mother, and his father.
Memorials may be made to the charity of donor's choice in care of Davis Funeral Home, 2203 W. Main St., Riverton, WY 82501.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton. Online condolences may be left at www.thedavisfuneralhome.com.
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