Kenneth Eugene Shell

Aug. 18, 1950 – Aug. 17, 2021

Kenneth Eugene Shell was born on Aug. 18, 1950 to Thomas E. Shell and Maxine A. (Dalzell) Shell. He lived his younger life with his brothers, William (Bill) and John Robert (Bobbie) on ranches in the Sheridan and Buffalo area. He graduated from Johnson County High School in Buffalo, Wyoming, in 1968. Ken moved to Casper in 1972 where he met and married his best friend, Susan Petersen. They were married in 1976 and have two amazing children, Justin and Amy. He worked for several trucking companies including Salt Creek Freightways, P.I.E, Northwest Transport. He retired from Nalco Chemical in 2018. He loved Wyoming and the outdoors. Ken was a dedicated husband and father. Family was the most important thing in his life.

Ken is survived by his wife Susan Shell; son Justin (Kate) Shell; daughter Amy Shell; brother Bill Shell (Marcia); nephew Matt Shell; and niece Keela (Lane) Goodwin.

Ken was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas E. (John) Shell, Maxine Shell and brother, John Robert Shell.

The Shell family will be holding a celebration of life for Ken, to be held at 4 p.m. Aug. 31, 2021, at Bustard & Jacoby Funeral Home in Casper. Please come with your favorite stories and memories of him to share with friends and family.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in Ken’s name to Central Wyoming Hospice and Transitions ( or Wyoming Foundation For Cancer Care (