It is with great sadness that our family announces the passing of RJ Mowrey on Oct 19th 2018 at Casper Medical Center at the age of 69.
RJ will be forever missed by his friend and partner, MaryJo Jeffres; his children, Casey Atchley (Jeff), Jodie Kelly, Becky Johnson (Vince); and stepdaughters, Colleen Lagare, Teresa Decker, and their families. He will also be lovingly missed and remembered by his grandchildren, Danielle, Aaron, Michael, Mitchel, Melissa, Shane; and great-grandchildren, Paisley, Brentlee, Marylynn, Tanyalee, and Cruz.
RJ was born on May 23, 1949 in Casper, WY to Raleigh and Alice Mowrey; three brothers, Glenn Murray (Carmin), Rich Murray (Pat), Gorden Mowrey (Rosemerry); and four sisters, Jane Albert, Donna Fuss, Myrtle Doedyns, and Nellie McCann; many nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by both parents, one brother, three sisters, and his partner, Tedde Roberts.
He graduated from Pavillion High School in 1968 with many lifelong friends. Straight out of high school he found work in the oil fields of Wyoming where he began to learn the business, hone his skills, and have many adventures. In the late 70’s, together with family members, they formed Rocky Mountain Geophysical, headquartered in Dickinson, ND.
In 1988 he met his best friend and business partner, Tedde Roberts. They spent 23 years together building Mowrey Seismic and beginning their passion of many collections. His most prized collection was his many friends. In 2011 he reacquainted with his high school sweetheart.
He and Mary Jo spent seven years together and built Aspen Psychological Services.
RJ hosted many 4th of July picnics at his home. This was one of his greatest joys, hosting friends and family, and showing off his grilling skills.
Friends and family, please join us 12:00 p.m., Sunday, October 28, 2018 for a celebration of life at RJ’s home.