Robert B. Northrop, 82, of Sheridan, passed away on Wednesday, January 31, 2018, at the Sheridan Memorial Hospital.

Bob was born on March 6, 1935 to Edward Hamilton and Essie Lucille (Sawyer) Northrop in Laramie, WY. He grew up in Laramie and graduated in 1953. He worked for Chevron U.S.A., a thirty five year career which he really loved. He married Wyona “Ony” Poston on September 30, 1956 and they have been together for sixty one years. He was drafted and served in the Army for two years.

Bob was an avid fisherman and hunter.

Bob was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife Ony, daughter Tammy Northrop of Sheridan, WY, son Todd Northrop of Newport, KY, and his two children Jade and Tanner. His sister Marion Cotton of Laramie, WY, and brother John (Colleen) Northrop of Sturgis, SD, and many nieces and nephews.

No services are planned at this time.

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Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.

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