Russell Charles “Rusty” Fieldgrove
Russell Charles “Rusty” Fieldgrove, a long-time rancher and cowboy in Campbell,
Johnson, and Sheridan Counties, passed away at his Sheridan home on the evening of
April 27, 2013. He was 54 years old.
Rusty Fieldgrove was born on March 24, 1959, in Sheridan, Wyoming, and was the old-
est son of Cecil and Janice “Teensy”Fieldgrove. He was raised on the family’s ranch on
Little Powder River until the age of ten, when the family moved to a ranch near Garner
Lake, north of Gillette.
Rusty graduated from Campbell County High School in 1977. He attended Sheridan
andCasper College and Texas State University in San Marco, Texas. He was very active in
high school rodeo and was the 1977 Wyoming State Calf-Roping Champion.
In 1980, Rusty married his high school sweetheart, Mary Jane Morrison. The couple
raised their four children at their ranch near Clearmont, Wyoming, for 24 years before
moving to Sheridan. For the last 11 years, Fieldgrove was employed byReimler Contract
Rusty is survived by his wife, Mary Jane; son, Josh Fieldgrove of Thorton, Colorado;
daughter, Jade Fieldgrove of Sheridan; daughter, Jessi Franzen of Riverton; and daughter,
Jennae Fieldgrove of Sheridan, and one grandchild, Kobe Lowell. He is also survived by
his mother, Janice Fieldgrove of Buffalo; and brother, Ryan Fieldgrove of Buffalo. He was
preceded in death by his father, Cecil Fieldgrove.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, May 2, at Cornerstone Community Church, 4351
Big Horn Avenue, Sheridan, Wyoming at 2 p.m. Memorials and condolences may be sent
to Kane Funeral Home, 689 Meridian, Sheridan, Wyoming, 82801.
Online condolences may be written at www.kanefuneral.com.
Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.