Scot George Hepp

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Funeral services for Scot Hepp, 52 year old resident of Wright and former Buffalo man who died Monday as the result of a fall in Wright will be held Saturday, December 7th at 10:00 a.m. from the Big Horn Baptist Church in Buffalo with Reverend Clay Alexander and Donnie Paulson officiating. Visitation will be held from the Harness Funeral Home Chapel on Friday from 1:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Donations in Scot’s memory may be made to the Scot Hepp Education Fund for his children. A private family interment will be held.
Scot George Hepp was born on January 29, 1961 in Williston, North Dakota to James and Phyllis Hepp. In 1963 he moved with his family to Buffalo where he grew up and went to school. He graduated from Johnson County High School in 1979 where he was active in wrestling, football and choir. After high school he went to Wyotech in Laramie where he graduated as a diesel mechanic. He worked for Reeves Concrete, Cook and Harriet and also for his father James B. Hepp Inc. He was married on August 2, 1986 in Buffalo to Debi Hook and they made their home in Buffalo for a short time before moving to Wright, Wyoming where he took a job with Ireco as a plant manager. In 1998 he took a job with Black Thunder Mine as a blaster where he worked until the time of his death. He was married on April 1st, 2009 in Custer, South Dakota to Tammy Pearson and they made their home in Wright.
Scot was a board member of the International Society of Explosive Engineering. He was an avid outdoorsman and loved to snow mobile and golf. Scot was a very active dad and grandpa and coached his kids sports and followed all their activities. Scot loved to work and was always busy.
He is survived by his wife Tammy Pearson-Hepp of Wright; two sons James Hepp and Baily Hepp both of Buffalo; one daughter Keshia Hepp and her fiancé Kyle Huseth of Sheridan; one step son Matt Pearson and his wife Katie of Wright; one step daughter, Kayla King and her husband Chris of Wright; his parents, James B. and Phyllis Hepp of Buffalo; two brothers, Craig Hepp and his wife Tori of Billings and Spencer Hepp and his wife Paula of Buffalo; one sister Missy Landrey and her husband Jerry of Buffalo and three step-grandchildren. Two sisters-in-law Sandy Schell and her husband Dean of Washburn, North Dakota and Cindy Beckman and her husband Dennis of Hanover, North Dakota; one brother-in-law Mike Lange of Jamestown, North Dakota; his mother-in-law Donna Lange of Bismarck, North Dakota. His ex-wife Debi Hook of Wright and her parents Jay and Barb Hook of Buffalo, numerous nieces and nephews and his beloved pets Abit and Duke. He was preceded in death by his brother Bruce Hepp.