Obituary photo of Robert Pettigrew%2c+Jr., Casper-WY
In Loving Memory of

Robert L. "Bob" Pettigrew, Jr.

1923 - 2021
Obituary photo of Robert Pettigrew%2c+Jr., Casper-WY
In Loving Memory of

Robert L. "Bob" Pettigrew, Jr.

1923 - 2021

Services & Gatherings

Services & Gatherings

Service:
Thursday, April 1, 2021 at 1:00pm
Newcomer Cremations, Funerals & Receptions
710 E Second
Casper, WY  82601
307-234-0234
Robert L. "Bob" Pettigrew, Jr. life story
Robert L. "Bob" Pettigrew, Jr. funeral service
Robert L. "Bob" Pettigrew, Jr. funeral service
Robert L. "Bob" Pettigrew, Jr. Life story video
On Thursday, March 25, 2021 Robert L. Pettigrew Jr., loving husband and father of two children, passed away peacefully. Bob was born on December 9, 1923 in Brunswick, Georgia to Robert and Mary Pettigrew.

He attended the Virginia Military Institute and graduated from Cornell University with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering in 1944. Bob proudly served as a United States Marine during World War II and was recalled as an officer trainer for the Korean War. Bob had a rich career in many areas including uranium exploration, real estate development, and President and chairman of Western Oil and Tool Manufacturing Company (WOTCO) in Casper Wyoming. Bob served his community in numerous ways, including as a city councilman for the City of Casper from 1973 - 1977 and as the mayor of the City of Casper from 1975-1976.

Bob served on numerous boards and committees throughout his life and was named Wyoming Small Businessperson of the Year in 1987. Bob had a passion for learning, traveling, music, and caring for others. He was compassionate, kind, and a friend to everyone he met.

Bob was preceded in death by his father, Robert; mother, Mary; daughter, Karen; and grandson, Jason. He is survived by his wife, Juanita; son, Rob; grandkids, Donnie, Maddison, and Raylyn; along with a multitude of great grandchildren, nephews, nieces and other family members.

A funeral service will be held 1:00 PM, Thursday, April 1, 2021 at Newcomer Casper Chapel with Military Honors. A private graveside will be held at Highland Cemetery.

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Services & Gatherings

Services & Gatherings

Service:
Thursday, April 1, 2021 at 1:00pm
Newcomer Cremations, Funerals & Receptions
710 E Second
Casper, WY  82601
307-234-0234
Robert L. "Bob" Pettigrew, Jr. life story
Robert L. "Bob" Pettigrew, Jr. funeral service
Robert L. "Bob" Pettigrew, Jr. funeral service

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