Bruce Glen Corbett – WyoToday.com

22 February 1952 – 8 March 2023

Bruce Glen Corbett, 71 of Lander Wy died March 8, 2023 at his home in Lander, WY. A public viewing will be held on Friday, March 17, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Funeral services will follow on Friday, March 17th at 11 am at Hudson’s Funeral Home, 680 Mount Hope Drive, Lander WY. A reception will follow the service at the Inn at Lander (East Wing) at 260 Grandview Dr, Lander WY.

Bruce Glen Corbett was born on February 22, 1952 to Samuel Glen Corbett and Alberta Jane Smith in Lander Wy. Bruce graduated from high school in 1971. In 1972 he joined the Army. He married his first wife in June 1974. They settled in Jeffrey City Wy and later in Muddy Gap Wy. They went on to have four children, Carly Jo, Jay, Jill and Jessica. They moved to Lander in 1990 and divorced in 1998. Bruce married his second wife in 2005, they lived in Riverton Wy during their marriage and divorced in 2014. After the divorce he returned home to Lander Wy and in August 2015 introduced. his soulmate Paula Whitlock.

Bruce worked and played hard. He had many jobs over the years; he was a heavy equipment operator, truck driver and cowboy. The jobs he enjoyed the most were the ones that put him in his tractor. Whether it was farming or clearing snow, as long as he was in his tractor he enjoyed life. Early in his life, when there was time to play, he enjoyed abseiling and horse racing. He enjoyed camping, hunting and fishing throughout his life. He also liked to go on rides in the middle of nowhere next to him or a truck. But for the last few years of his life, his favorite pastime was going to the casino.

Bruce knew no stranger, always had a smile and a joke on his face.

He is preceded in death by his mother; Alberta Smith, father; Glen Corbett, brother; Carl Corbett, cousin; Jack Corbett, sister and brother-in-law; Carol and Joe Stamm, son; Jay Corbett and other close family and friends.

He is survived by his sister; Theo Powers, daughter and son-in-law; Van and Jody Crain, girlfriend; Paula Whitlock. All his grandchildren; Sarah and Kyle Heinrich, Amanda Senn and Gage Ray, Hali Crain, Mike Crain, Amber and Josh McAuley. All his great-great-grandchildren; Daxton Senn, Lilah Ray, Alexis McAuley, Abby Wolosin and Easton McAuley. Daughters; Jill and Jessica. And thousands of close family and friends.

Memorial contributions may be sent directly to Jody Crain at 20 Roberts Rd, Lander WY 82520.

Please sign the online guestbook: hudsonsfh.com.

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