Obituary: Floyd Merlin Hermès | County 17

Floyd Merlin Hermès: March 2, 1952 – February 12, 2022

The Gathering of Friends and Family Reception for Floyd Hermes will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Friday, March 25, 2022 at Family Life Church; refreshments will be provided.

He will be interred at the family cemetery in Montana later this summer. Floyd Merlin Hermes was born on March 2, 1952 to Francis and Norma Hermes in Missoula, Montana. Floyd grew up in St. Regis, Montana, where he graduated from high school.

Floyd returned to heaven to be with his parents, brother Bob and sister Barbara on February 12, 2022 in Gillette, Wyoming.

Floyd loved the rodeo; he enjoyed being a clown in rodeos throughout Montana and Idaho as well as he enjoyed country dancing and won many competitions as a youth. He was a drywall professional, he and his friend Shorty headed east to build pole barns where he met his wife, Corinne. They married on April 10, 1992. Floyd worked many years as a truck driver for Campbell County Road and Bridge and more recently XPO Logistics, as well as driving a bus for Powder River transporting coal miners to and from work .

Floyd and Corinne rarely missed a rodeo and enjoyed taking road trips across the west. They found salvation, Jesus, were born again and baptized together, and were members of Family Life Church at Gillette. Corinne’s boys Mike and Mark could always make him laugh and enjoyed spending time with him.

Floyd loved watching westerns on TV. He will be greatly missed. He is survived by his wife, Corinne; brothers, Jim (Terri) and John (Audrey) and sister-in-law, Gloria Hermes as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

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In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to benefit Family Life Church of Gillette, WY. Memorials and condolences may be sent to care of Gillette Memorial Chapel 210 West 5and Street, Gillette, WY 82716. Condolences may also be expressed at

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