Patricia Jean Grimes (Leach) (Irvin), 83, of Casper, WY passed away on March 19, 2022, at her home in Casper. She was surrounded by Music and Love on her Journey.
Patricia was born in Decatur, IL to Roy (Helen) B. Irvin, Sr. on 12-15-1938 in her Aunt Roses house and her Brother Roy B. Irvin, Jr. was there too. She went to school in Grants, NM. She later earned her GED in Casper where she later assisted with teaching other adults & attended classes at Casper College. She worked at McCulloch for a few years and then landed her Accounting Clerk Job at True Companies that lasted 19 years until her retirement. She enjoyed music playing snare drum & French horn as a young girl & singing in the church choir. She was a 200-clubbowler, Country Swing Dancer & loved to sneak to the Beacon with her girlfriends. She also enjoyed team sports for work also such as Golf/Softball. She loved Nature, fishing and her family and sneaking lemon cookies to her faithful grand-dog & communicating with Briar & Facetime with Vikki, Bill, Mike, Anna, Rowan, Kerry, Haley & Aeriss. One of Patricia’s favorite activities for the past few months was looking out her kitchen window at the beautiful mountain and listening to music. Patricia especially loved her BFF Marcia O’Neil since the 3rd grade in New Mexico until the end.
Patricia married Larry (Barbara) W. Leach(deceased) and they had 4 beautiful children. Her second marriage was to EW Grimes. (deceased)
Patricia’s 2 daughters, Vikki Meehan (William) & Sharon Mooney (Brian) were with her in her declining health. She was preceded in death by her Mother and Father, her Daughter Karen & Son Marty and Brother Roy B. Irvin Sr. (Sandy)
Patricia loved her Grandchildren Kerry Murphy, Mike (Anna) Murphy, Joseph( Alysa)Dawson, Kati Mooney & Great Grandchildren Haley(Dione) Murphy, Levi Hefner, Rowan Murphy, Briar Dawson and Great Great Grandchild Aeriss Shaelyn Murphy-Kowalchyk , Nephews/Nieces Jason Irvin, Lee Irvin, Bryan Irvin, Blaine Irvin, Julie Irvin, Valerie Williams, Jackie Elkins, Dick(Rhonda) Elkins and Niece Bonnie(Mahesh) Chavda & many other Nieces, Nephews And Cousins.
Memorial Donations may be made to Central Wyoming Hospice/Transitions & Wyoming Dementia. The family would like to extend their gratitude to Senior Companions/Respite, Visiting Angels, Vibes Musical Therapy, Wyoming Dementia & especially Central Wyoming Hospice team.
There will be no services at Patricia’s request & family will celebrate her life at a later date.
Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Bustard & Jacoby Funeral Home , 600 CY Avenue, Casper, WY 82601.