Thomas "Tom" Ryerson, prepared to meet his Lord, passed away in Casper, Wyoming on September 12, 2020. Tom was born August 1, 1949 in Aberdeen, South Dakota to Gilbert and Ruth Ryerson. Tom served in the United States Army primarily stationed in Germany. Tom then worked in the oil field for 40 years. Tom accepted Christ in 1976 and was baptized in the Niobrara River in Gordon, Nebraska. Tom and his family moved to Casper in 1989.
Tom was proceeded in death by his father, Gilbert Ryerson and mother, Ruth Ryerson as well as his sister, Cathy Virgo.
Tom is survived by his wife and best friend of 47 years, LuAnne Ryerson of Casper. Tom is also survived by his children, Rauni Long (husband Brad Long), Jennifer Ryerson Heaton (husband Shannon Heaton), and Michael Ryerson, all of Casper. Tom is further survived by his grandchildren, Jordon Long (wife Savannah Long), Jacob Long, Haylee Ryerson, Brinnan Heaton, Roanen Heaton, great grandson Asher Long, as well as his brother, Tim Ryerson.
In keeping with Tom's wishes, a small private ceremony will be held at a later time.
Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Bustard & Jacoby Funeral Home , 600 CY Avenue, Casper, WY 82601.