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John Shinn

November 17, 1938 — March 5, 2021

John (Jack) R. Shinn died March 5th at the Life Care Center of Casper during a short stay.

Jack was born on the Blackmore Ranch, now the Hat Six ranch in Casper, November 17, 1938.  He graduated from Natrona County High School in 1957, and attended classes at Casper College.  He worked on the family ranch at Bessemer Bend for several years, in addition to driving the school bus for Poison Spider school.  He followed his dream as an over-the-road truck driver from 1965- 2016.

He is survived by his wife Phyllis (Tescher) Shinn of 48 years. Jack is survived by his four children Kate (Jay), Lori, Neil (Sandy) and Dawn (Gavin).  Jack had 10 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, and cousin John Savage.

He was preceded in death by his parents Clark and Lena Shinn, and grandson Teigen Finnerty.


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