Paul "Bear" Appleby, 55, of Mills, Wyoming passed away Friday, September 10, 2021 at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. He was born September 19, 1965 to Frederick and Wanda Appleby in San Jose, California.
Bear worked in construction most of his working life until health issues forced him into early retirement. Bear was an avid hunter and fisherman but will always be remembered by his friends and family as the BBQ "Queen". Hosting many gatherings in the back yard and out in the mountains camping.
He is preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Tina Appleby and Penny Doyle; nephews, Kelly Main, Michael Appleby, Blaze Appleby and Brendon Bukowski; and nieces, Melisa Appleby and Chelsy Cooper.
He is survived by his sisters, Stacy (Allan) Swindell, Vicky Clinton and Tammy (Rodney) Bryant; brothers, Scott Appleby and Frederick Appleby; son, Shelby Appleby; 4 grandchildren; longtime companion, Sandra Beckwith; his fur baby, Rolo whom will miss Bear dearly; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
No services are planned at this time, cremation will take place.
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