Rick passed away at his home in Casper, Wyoming, October 26, 2021. Rick was born on June 11, 1961 in Gillette, Wyoming. His parents were Michael Alan Walsh and Jacquelene (Kitty) May (Ellis) Walsh. He grew up in Casper, Wyoming. He attended St. Anthony School, and was altar boy for Father Brady, graduated from Natrona High School in 1979. After graduation Rick went on to become a heavy equipment operator. He married Regine Sue Atkisson in Green Valley, Arizona, with this union Rick gained 2 sons, Chistopher Atkisson and Paul Brown. Rick worked in the Newmont Gold Mine in Elko, Nevada. before returning to Casper in 2015, as a heavy equipment operator. On Oct. 4, 2017 Rick was involved in and accident causing a traumatic brain injury ending his career as a heavy equipment operator. Rick is survived by sons Christopher Atkisson and daughter Madison, Paul Brown, one sister Jackie (Walsh) Adams her sons Michael Adams, Bradley (Stacey) Adams and children, Keven ((Nicole) Adams and children, Aunts, Uncles and Cousins. He was preceded in death by his wife Regina Sue, father Michael Walsh, Grandparents Ed and Elizabeth Walsh, and Floyd and Hazel Ellis, and God Mother Gloria Klee, many Aunts, Uncles and Cousins. Funeral Mass will be held June 11, 2022 at 1:00 pm at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Casper Wy.