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Empty Saddles - Obituaries


Denton Payne, 52, of Bluff Dale, Texas, died Tuesday, Nov­ember 23, 2021.


Ronald Henry Currin was born in Heppner, Oregon, on August 21, 1960, to Ronald Currin and Judy Lazinka Currin. Affectionately, he was known to family and friends as Ronny or RC.


Joe Perry passed away on September 19, 2021, in Hollister, California, at the age of 91. Joe was born on March 6, 1930, in Morro Bay, Calif., to Joseph and Rosalinda. At age 10, Joe moved with his parents and sister, Yvonne, to Watsonville, Calif.


Robert Chesley Pinneo was born in Susanville on August 3, 1957 and left us to be with God on October 3, 2021.

Bob Thain

Courtesy ProRodeo.com

Robert (Bob) Thain, a ProRodeo Hall of Famer, passed away peacefully Monday, Aug. 2 at age 85 following a brief illness.
Thain was inducted in the Hall of Fame in Colorado Springs, Colo., in 1999 as a Notable for his contributions to the sport of rodeo. Thain helped reorganization efforts as co-commissioners of the PRCA, was part of efforts to move the National Finals Rodeo from Oklahoma City to Las Vegas and was on the PRCA Board of Directors for nearly two decades.