Mar 25, 2012 - StaffHubert T. "Bud" Alley died at his home in Riverton on Thursday, March 22, 2012, with his wife by his side. He was 72 years old.
Graveside services are at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, March 27, at Mountain View Cemetery in Riverton.
Hubert Thayer Alley was born in Dillon, Mont., on May 17, 1939, the son of Thayer Faust Alley and Marjorie Lee (Smith) Alley.
He was graduated from Beaverhead High School in Dillon, Mont., with the class of 1957.
He still holds the Beaverhead High School pole vault record of 12 feet 6 inches, using a wooden pole.
Mr. Alley lived in Ennis, Mont., for 15 years, in Dillon, Mont., for two years, and Riverton for 55 years.
He married Agnes May Loghry in Riverton on May 17, 1959.
Mr. Alley was engaged in the construction industry and mining. He worked for Western Nuclear, at the U.S. Steel mine on South Pass, at the Lucky Mc Mine, for Ofetadal Construction, and at the Starlite Lanes in Riverton, retiring in 2001.
His family said Mr. Alley was an avid bowler, enjoyed horseshoes, cars, motorcycles, camping, hunting, sports of all types, family gatherings, and especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He was of the Presbyterian faith.
Survivors include his wife Agnes (Loghry) Alley of Riverton; a son, Ellis Dean Alley of Gillette; two daughters, Peggy Alley Martin and husband Scott, and Linda Alley Drewry and husband Mitch, all of Riverton; eight grandchildren, Heidi and Joel Phipps, Kim Alley, Ben Alley, Jeremy and Emily Alley, Jared and Stephanie Martin, Josh Martin; Trevor Drewry and Shay Drewry; five great-grandchildren, Connor and Karsyn Phipps, Dakota, Makiah, and Braylan Alley, Noah Alley, and one great-grandchild on the way; brothers, Jerry Alley and his wife Cyndie and Jim Alley and his wife Leona; numerous nephews and nieces.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Marjorie and Thayer Alley, and a brother, Lewis "Butch" Alley.
Services are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton (theDavisFuneralHome.com).
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