Luman F. Pinkerton


Luman Fay “Pink” Pinkerton passed awayMay 12, 2022 at Westview Healthcare Center at the age of 87.  Pink was born in Gallatin Gateway, MT July12, 1934.

Luman married Sandra Watson on June11, 1958, they had three children.  Pinkworked for various employers prior to moving to Wilsall; Yellowstone NationalPark, the Flying D Ranch, Gallatin County Road and Bridge, and ranched on theWatson place in Kelly Canyon.   Heranched in Wilsall, MT before moving to Sheridan in 1980.  After moving to Sheridan, Pink worked forBarker Brothers Construction and Sheridan County Road and Bridge.  Pink retired from Sheridan County in 1997,after retirement he continued to work seasonally for Butcher Constructionbuilding roads.

Pink was an active member of theSheridan Horse Patrol, Backcountry Horseman, and NE Wyoming Draft Horse andMule Association.  Pink loved his mulesand horses.  He went on numerous wagontrains after moving to Sheridan going to the Hole-In-The Wall and CusterNational Forest near Birney MT.  He alsoparticipated in the Cowboy State Centennial Wagon Train.  Pink was also especially fond of his dog,Kit, she was his faithful companion after Sandy passed.

Pink was preceded in death by hiswife, Sandra; his parents, and his brother. He is survived by Robbie (Garth) Isbell of Wilsall, MT, Shelly (Jim) Goggins ofBridger, MT, and Bill (Lanette) Pinkerton of Sheridan, WY, grandchildren,Mariesa Isbell of Wilsall, MT, Coy Goggins of Bridger, MT, Cora (Travis)Clark-Frazier of Sheridan, WY and three great grandchildren Kasen of Wilsall,MT and Payton and Hayzley of Sheridan, WY and numerous nephews and nieces.

Visitation and graveside services will take place at DahlFuneral Home in Bozeman, MT on Friday May 27, 2022.  Visitation is from 1:00-2:00 and gravesideservices following.

A Celebration of Life will be held in Sheridan, WY Saturday,June 11, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. at the Big Horn Women’s Club

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June 11, 2022
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Big Horn Women's Club


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