Lloyd Bruce Putman --- Feb 7th 1926 to Jan 1st 2021
Born in Norphlet Arkansas to Alta (Collins) Baggett and Franklin Baggett. In 1932 he was adopted by his mother’s second husband Austin Matthew Putman.
He started school in Overton, Texas. In 1937 the family moved to Monahans, Texas until 1942. The family moved to Baton Rouge, LA where he graduated from high school in 1943.
Shortly after he entered the U.S. Army Air Force. He subsequently served as an aerial gunner in the 15th Air Force in Italy. Upon discharge he attended college at Louisiana State University and graduated as a mechanical engineer.
He went to work for Welex Jet Services, introducing a new service to the oil industry.
On November 25th, 1949 he married his sweetheart Lois “Jean” Meek. They had three children; Jerrel “Jerry” Bruce, Edward Glenn and DéAunn.
After 14 years, in 1963, he joined his brother in Casper, WY to help build a new and highly successful company in the Rocky Mountain states.
He is survived by his brother; his children, Edward and DéAunn, 4 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his sister Joyce Lackey; and his son Jerrel “Jerry” Putman.
He was an active member and deacon of Boyd Avenue Baptist Church in Casper, where a Celebration of his life will be held 2:00 p.m. February 7, 2021. The celebration can be attended in person or viewed on the Boyd Avenue Baptist Facebook page or on the Boyd Avenue Baptist You Tube Channel.
In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Boyd Avenue Baptist Church building fund or the local charity of your choice.
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