Richard Bruce Wiant
Richard Bruce Wiant was born in Sheridan on March 22, 1936, the son of Jeff and Dorothy Wiant. Richard attended school in Anaconda graduating in 1954. He was very active in sports while attending high school, playing football and basketball. In September 1955 he married his high school sweetheart Ruth Robinson. Ruth was Richards wife, best friend and lifelong hunting and fishing partner.
Richard had various jobs early in life, but worked the majority of it for Cominco retiring in 1996. Residing in Deer Lodge for many years Richard enjoyed the outdoors of Montana to the fullest. Fishing, hunting and camping with family was always a priority in his life.
Richard is survived by his wife Ruth, daughters, Sandy and Debbie (Tim), and son Clayton (Tina) as well as many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Richard passed away of natural causes at St. Patrick Hospital on January 31, 2020.