Douglas Eugene Rames

Obituaries | Gillette, Wyoming

Douglas Eugene Rames, 39, passed away on July 11, 2020, at the Close to Home Hospice in Gillette, WY.

He was born in Laramie, WY to Kurt and Leora Rames on June 14, 1981, and was the oldest of three children. Douglas was raised in his hometown of Hanna, WY where he graduated school in 1999. He started work at the Tucker Box Café as a cook as his passion was cooking.

Later, Douglas moved from Hanna to Wright, WY where he continued cooking in Wright and Gillette. He later owned his own restaurant in Wright called The Wright Place.

He was diagnosed with synovial cell sarcoma in November of 2017, which is a very rare form of cancer, and was in and out of hospitals for the last three years.

He is survived by his father, Kurt; mother, Leora Rames; brother, Sean, and sister, Kimberly Rames, all who live in Wright, WY. He is preceded in death by his grandparents, Delmar and Joyce Rames; grandfather, Rex Cutter; and grandmother, Ruth Fields.

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Douglas will be deeply missed and loved by all his family and friends who had the pleasure of knowing him.

Cremation was done by Walker Funeral Home in Gillette, WY, and brought home to be with his family.

Memorials and condolences may be sent in care of Walker Funeral Home 410 Medical Arts Court, Gillette, WY 82716. Condolences may also be expressed at


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