Casey Tibbs

Casey Tibbs

Original Name Casey Duane Tibbs
Orton, Stanley County, South Dakota, USA
Death 28 Jan 1990 (aged 60)
Ramona, San Diego County, California, USA
Burial Fort Pierre, Stanley County, South Dakota, USA
Plot Family Plot Section 2 Lot 50 Grave 3
Memorial ID 7076739 · View Source
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Rodeo Figure. He was literally born in a log cabin on the family homestead on the Cheyenne River in rural South Dakota 50 miles from historic Ft Pierre. His education was obtained from the small rural school at nearby Orton. At the age of 14, he started riding in rodeos and by 15 was going from rodeo to rodeo entered in saddle bronc-riding competion where at 19, he became the youngest man ever to win the national title. He wrote a syndicated newspaper column for the Rodeo Sports News. Casey produced and starred in movies and was a regular in stunt work in television and the movies. His name has been used on streets, buildings and rodios. He retired to Romona, California and was still active in rodio activities until while watching the Super Bowl at his home, he passed away. His body was transported to South Dakota and is buried at Ft Pierre in the family plot.

Bio by: Paul S.

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  • Added: 12 Jan 2003
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