Green River Star -

Roger Scott Stamper


November 1, 2017

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Roger Scott Stamper

Roger Scott Stamper, 77, passed away Oct. 24, 2017, in Rock Springs following a lengthy illness. He was a resident of Rock Springs for 46 years and a former resident of Laramie.

Stamper was born Feb. 8, 1940, in Lancaster, Penn., the son of Floyd Stamper and Effie Baldwin.

He attended schools in Bel Air, Md and was a 1958 graduate of Bel Air High School.

He also maintained a certificate to be a pipe fitter.

Stamper married Orcellia Trujillo Nov. 27, 1964 in Laramie.

He worked as a pipe fitter for the Pipe Fitter's Union No. 192 for 43 years, and later retired Jan. 6, 2000.

Stamper served in the United States Navy, and earned certificates for completing the United States Naval School and completing the Navy Training Course.

Stamper enjoyed spending time with family, puzzling, bingo, gambling, hunting, fishing and gaming. He also helped construct Interstate 80.

Survivors include his wife Orcellia Stamper; four sons, Joe Miera and companion Gwen Christopher, David "Bo" Trujillo and partner Bryan Thurman, Manuel Miera and Phillip James, all of Rock Springs; one daughter, Roberta Garnica and husband "Joe" of Rock Springs; two brothers, Gail Stamper and wife Teri of Union, Wash., and Jerry Stamper of Maryland; one sister, Carolyn Hubbard of Ocean City, Md .; 10 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, as well as several cousins, nieces and nephews.

Stamper was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Tony Miera; two brothers; one sister; one sister-in-law and one grandson, Joe Garnica.

A celebration of life took place Wednesday.

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