March 16, 1971 ~ July 31, 2022 (age 51)


A Celebration of Life service for John Russell Bachus, 51, was held at 1:00 P.M. Thursday, August 4, 2022 at the Bachus home, 42 Z Lazy Y Road, Douglas, Wyoming.

John Bachus passed Sunday, July 31, 2022 from a sudden illness at the Memorial Hospital of Converse County in Douglas.

John was born Tuesday, March 16, 1971 in Brighton, Colorado to Joe and Judy (Lantaigne) Bachus and grew up with his loving sister, Carolyn. As a teen he had a passion for wrestling and cars and graduated from Douglas High School in 1990.
John worked at the Antelope Coal Mine and loved nothing more than spending time with his family, golfing, playing darts, and camping.

John is survived by his wife, Misti Bachus of Douglas; children, Jake McCoy of New Underwood, South Dakota, Amanda (Troy) Ross of Torrington, Wyoming, Briana (Cody) Estes of Douglas, Kira Bachus, and Jason Bachus both of Casper, Wyoming; sister, Carolyn Bachus of Florida; and grandsons, Sawyer Ross and Ezra Ross.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Joe Bachus and Judy Cooper, and step father, Larry “Gus” Sprague.

The Gorman Funeral Homes – Converse Chapel of Douglas, Wyoming assisted with the arrangements.

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Celebration of Life
August 4, 2022

1:00 PM
Bachus Home
42 Z Lazy Y Road
Douglas, WY 82633

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