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Empty Saddles - Obituaries



CALDWELL, IDAHO – Lonnie Max Wright, longtime resident of Murphy and Caldwell, Idaho, passed away September 29, 2020, at the age of 80.


Walt Arnold

Courtesy PRCA Rodeo

World champion steer roper Walt Arnold, a member of the ProRodeo Hall of Fame, passed away Aug. 14 in Silverton, Texas. He was 81.


Tammy Lee

June 8, 1962 – July 10, 2020

Tomasa “Tammy” Raye Sherman Lee, age 58, passed away on July 10, 2020 as the result of an accident at the ranch in Fallon, Nevada.


L.C. Smith

L.C. Smith, Jr. passed away at his home in Prather, Calif. at the age of 83. L.C. was born February 7, 1937 in Oklahoma City, Okla. Upon finishing high school, he attended Pierce College where he took up calf roping and steer wrestling. On November 3, 1957 he married his true love, Vivian Anderson who was his partner in life for 63 years.


Allen Sanders

Allen M. Sanders passed away suddenly at the ranch of cardiac arrest on June 8, 2020, at the age of 71 years.