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Rogelio Salas

March 21, 1953 — October 20, 2021

Rogelio Salas

Husband, father, grandfather, friend, and retired farmhand Rogelio “Roy” Salas, Sr. passed away October 20, 2021. His love didn’t end with his death. Rogelio was born March 21, 1953 in Donna, Texas to Julian and Maria Anita Salas. Rogelio married the love of his life Isabel Mata in 1973. They permanently moved to Wyoming in 1980. Together they had four kids and a life filled with love, laughter, and fishing. Rogelio worked at Smith Farms for over 40 years and continued to help out into his retirement. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and spending quality time with his family in his free time.
Rogelio is survived by his wife of 48 years, Isabel; daughters Sylvia (Omar) Salazar, Chris (Aaron) Moody, Veronica Jones, and son Rogelio (Jackie) Salas, Jr.; grandchildren Monica, Marivel, Marina, and Miranda Salazar; Ashley, Johnathon, Leah, and Matthew Moody; Tyson, Tony, and Shawntay Jones; Kaden and Shandi Salas; great grandson Javier Salazar. He is also survived by sisters Francis, Belya, Lupe, Dora and Connie; brothers Alejandro, Julian, Jose, Manuel, and Jesus and their spouses. Rogelio was proceeded in death by his parents, sister Irma, and son-in-law Angel Jones.

I cried when you passed away,
I still cry today. Although I loved you dearly,
I couldn’t make you stay.
A golden heart stopped beating,
Hard working hands at rest.
God broke my heart to prove to me
He only takes the best.

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Monday, October 25, 2021

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Thompson Funeral Home

111 West 3rd, Powell, WY 82435

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