Frank Thomas Wall

Frank Thomas Wall, 80, of Green River passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 13, at his home. He was a resident of Green River for the past 51 years.

He was born April 5, 1939, in Evanston, the son of Frank and Velma Wall. He attended schools in Evanston. He married Paula Elizabeth Vigil on Nov. 14, 1959, in Evanston. Tom worked for General Chemical as an underground foreman.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing, roping, horseback riding, snowmobiling with family, visiting people, watching grandchildren and sports. Tom never met a person who was a stranger.

Survivors include his wife, Paula Wall of Green River; daughters, Debbie Gardea and husband Raul Gardea of Green River, Rhonda Murphy and husband Ted Murphy of Eagle River, Alaska, and Stephanie McCann and husband Kent McCann of Rock Springs; son, Chad Riley of Texas; sister, Carolyn Rickert of Diamondville; grandchildren, Ricky Gardea and Felicia Crawford, Rachel Schaefer and husband Ryan Schaefer, Nathan McCann and Kory and Kayla Potter; and great-grandchildren, Bryken Potter, Cole Schaefer, Jade Schaefer, Bransen Potter and Briar Potter.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Velma Wall; brother, Doug Wall; grandparents; hunting partner and cousin, Fred Riley; and granddaughter, Amber Wall.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 18, at the Sweetwater County Event Complex, 3320 Yellowstone Rd., Rock Springs. Friends called one hour prior to the service.

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