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A memorial service for Wendall Lee Overfield will be at 5:30 p.m. Monday at the Moose Lodge in Gillette.
Burial will take place at a later date in Lawnridge Cemetery in Memphis, Mo.
Mr. Overfield, 70, died Friday, Aug. 17, 2012, surrounded by his family at Campbell County Memorial Chapel.
He was born May 25, 1942, in Memphis, Mo., to George and Helen (Dye) Overfield. He was raised and educated in Memphis, graduating from Scotland County High School in 1960 and moved to Gillette in 1969 to visit friends and never left.
He met Helen K. Carter in Burlington, Iowa, and they were married May 29, 1971, in Quincy, Ill.
Mr. Overfield was the owner of Overfield Construction in Missouri and Silver Dollar Construction in Gillette and worked for Flint Engineering in Gillette. He loved horses, playing darts and pool, hunting in the mountains, spending time with family and friends and especially his grandchildren. His favorite hobby was talking and visiting with people.
Mr. Overfield was the Wyoming president of the National Pony Express Association, national president of Pony Express Association from 1992 to 1995 and governor of the Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge #1957.
He is survived by his wife Helen Overfield of Gillette; sons, Lee Overfield and Douglas Overfield of Gillette; uncle, Cecil Overfield; two grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents; grandparents; and sister, Linda Smith.
Memorials and condolences may be sent in Mr. Overfield’s name in care of Gillette Memorial Chapel, 210 W. Fifth St., Gillette, WY 82716 or condolences via the Internet at www.gillettememorialchapel.com or attached to the obituary on the News Record’s website at www.gillettenewsrecord.com.