Barbara Ann Caskey Smith, born Nov. 12, 1930 in Big Springs, Nebraska, passed from this life on May 11, 2023 at Spirit Mountain Hospice in Cody, Wyoming. Barbara was a gentle soul and gracious to all who knew her.
Barbara was a resident at the Rocky Mountain Manor for eight years. Barb married Bob Smith on Sept. 3, 1950 in Big Springs. They spent most of their life in California where Bob worked as a pilot and taught Barbara to fly.
Barb retired from customer service at Upjohn Pharmaceuticals. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, her sisters Lola Frank (Ignatius), and Betty June Dudden (Orville), brothers Don Caskey (Sally), and Leo, who was lost in a submarine in World War II, and her brother-in-law Walt Boatman. She is survived by her sister Margie Boatman of Clovis, New Mexico and many nieces and nephews. Interment will be in Nebraska. The family is grateful to the staff and residents at Rocky Mountain Manor, Cody Long Term Care Center and Spirit Mountain Hospice in Cody.