Farming Rural 13

Jon Paul Crook

July 9, 1963 ~ August 7, 2020 (age 57)


Jon Paul Crook passed away unexpectedly on August 7, 2020.  He was in his home in Smoot getting ready for the day when he suffered a massive heart attack.  It was sudden and he experienced no pain.

A Celebration of Life will be held on September 12, 2020 at the Afton Civic Center at 12 noon.  All who wish to be there are welcome.

Jon Paul Crook was born on July 9, 1963 to Paul Peterson Crook and Nancy Louise Crook in Afton.  

He grew up living the farm and ranch life in Smoot.  He went to school in Star Valley where he participated in church basketball and high school rodeo riding horseback.

He had many experiences in life including breaking horses, logging giant redwoods, working on the University of Wyoming’s experimental farm and guiding hunters.  He established his own farm and ranch in Smoot, which was his lifelong passion.  He also enjoyed hunting, horse riding and spending time with family and friends.  He worked hard to accomplish his goals.  Through his huge heart and quick wit he shared his experiences and knowledge with those he spent time with.

Jon is preceded in death by his grandparents, Leon and Louise Taggart and Charles and Eva Crook, his sister Julie Ann Crook, brother Tracy Leon Crook and his son Brandon Jon Crook.

He is survived by his wife Shelly Crook, daughter Tawnee Corson and son-in-law Wade Corson, granddaughters Tayla J Corson and Waverly Rae Corson, parents Paul Peterson Crook and Nancy Louise Crook, sisters Kristi Louise Crook and Robin Crook, brother Cory J Crook and several nieces and nephews.

To send flowers to Jon's family, please visit our floral store.


Celebration of Life
September 12, 2020

12:00 PM
Afton Civic Center
150 Washington St
Afton, WY 83110

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