Gus Hill

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Gus Hill

Funeral services for Gus Hill, 43 year old Kaycee man who passed away Friday evening at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper, will be held Saturday May 17th at 2:00 p.m. from the Harold Jarrard Park Building in Kaycee with Reverend Carol Buckingham officiating. Visitation will be held from the Harness Funeral Home Chapel on Friday from 1:00 until 9:00 and on Saturday at the Harold Jarrard Park Building on Saturday from noon until 1:30. Donations in Gus’s memory may be made to Anthony Hill Memorial, an education fund set up for his children.
Anthony Mark “Gus” Hill was born on March 5, 1971 in Albany, Western Australia to Alan and Judith Hill. He grew up in Gairdner, Western Australia on the family farm. He went to primary school at Gairdner Primary, and then on to boarding school at Katanning Senior High School in Katanning, Western Australia. After high school he worked on the family farm and shore sheep until he was 25 when he decided to travel to the United States, England and New Zealand shearing sheep. When he came to the U.S. he went to work for Dale Aagard Sheep Shearing Contractor of Worland, Wyoming where he worked from 1996 until 2002. He met the love of his life in Kaycee, Wyoming while shearing and was married to Torie Hauber on March 20, 2000 in Las Vegas, Nevada . Gus and Torie made their home in Kaycee. Gus worked for Fuller Enterprises Construction in Casper from 2003 until 2004 when he took a job with S and S Contracting in Kaycee where he worked until 2006. He then took a job with Windsor Energy worked until 2010. He took a job in 2011 with Anadarko where he worked until the time of his death.
Gus was a fun, easy going and loyal person who was loved by all who met him. The most important things to Gus were his family, friends, community and his work, to all of which he was very committed. He spent a lot of time in the summer with his family boating, organizing the Johnson County Classic Golf Tournament and playing golf. He loved taking his family to new fun places and they all went back to Australia in 2012 so he could show his kids where he grew up. He was a fan of Formula One Auto Racing, V8 Super Cars in Australia and keeping track of Australian Rules Football games. In the winter he would take his kids snowboarding. He loved following the NFL, playing indoor golf league and following Australian Cricket Team.
He was a member of the Kaycee Town Council and a board member of the Harold Jarrard Park. Any spare time he would find him working on his house, rental property , helping local ranchers brand and shear. If you wanted a laugh you just had to find Gus.
He is survived by his wife Victoria Hill of Kaycee; two daughters, Bindi Gairdner Hill and Addison Mia Hill both of Kaycee; one son, Tane Alan Hill also of Kaycee; his mother Judith Hill of Albany , Western Australia; one brother Bruce Hill of Gairdner, Western Australia; three sisters, Andrea Furniss of Jerramungup, Western Australia, Carolyn Hill of Perth Western Australia and Jeannette Everitt of Dardanup, Western Australia. He was preceded in death by his father Alan Hill in 2004 and a 2 year old brother, Murray Hill in 1970.