Bernard H. Winfrey (O.J), age 78 of Casper, WY passed away on Saturday, October 3, 2020 as a result of complications due to diabetes.
A Wyoming native, Bernard was born in Casper on May 12, 1942. For two decades, he worked as a Sanitation Technician for the City of Casper and capped off his working career as a Field Supervisor at Teapot Dome Oil Fields. Throughout his life, he was an avid outdoorsman, enjoying the abundance of hunting and fishing experiences of the Wyoming wildlife.
Bernard is survived by his four children, Bethine Haliburton (Daughter) and sons James Winfrey (Nora), Charles Dean Winfrey (Cheyenne) and Damon Winfrey. Bernard is also survived by his mother, Ruthie Mae Winfrey-Miller, his four sisters, Barbara Sweets, Winifred Winfrey, Ruthelle Winfrey-West and JoAnn Butts, 11 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews, other family members and friends. He is preceded in death by his father James H. Winfrey and grandson James K. Winfrey.
Because of the recent Covid-19 pandemic, no funeral service will be held. However, the family will conduct a private memorial service in which mourners will be invited to attend the inurnment ceremony.
Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Bustard & Jacoby Funeral Home, 600 CY Avenue, Casper, WY 82601.
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