Deryl Alan Waples passed away on June 22, 2022 at 4PM at the age of 58 years young. Deryl was born March 13, 1964 in Forsyth, MT. He was the first born child of Donald Waples and Virginia Pulse Waples.
Deryl had always lived around the Forsyth and Colstrip area. Deryl attended the Colstrip Schools graduating from High School in 1983. Deryl had always worked, while in school he worked on several different ranches on the Rosebud Creek. After high school he started working as a Laborer and Operator for various Contractors and Unions. He worked for a number of years for Oftedal Construction, Sagebrush Ind. and NAES – North American Energy Services.
Deryl met and married Chiffon Renee ‘Osterhout in August 14, 1993. From this relationship his son Suade Waples was born. Deryl raised Suade as a single parent and was extremely proud of his son.
In the Summer of 2005 Deryl met Tracee Raymond the Love of his life at Tongue River Damn. They didn’t get together until the Summer of 2006 and they were later married March 11, 2011. From this union he gained a stepson, Jeff Ayers and a stepdaughter, Keri Rogers who he was over joyed to be able to have in his life. Along with gaining those two young adults, Deryl became an instant grandpa of three grandchildren from his stepson.
As a kid, Deryl really enjoyed spending time with his Grandpa Pulse hunting and fishing. He also had fun with both his brother, Darrin and his sister Tara out on the place they called home on the Rosebud Creek. Deryl enjoyed playing Basketball ball and as adult Deryl’s interests expanded to Bowling, golfing, playing softball, playing horse shoes, camping, boating along with spending time with family and friends. For a number of years Deryl fought fire which was a passion of his and he really enjoyed it. Deryl was the kind of guy who would help anyone out if he was able to. Deryl was extremely kind to everyone he met. He had a special gift for his Four legged fur-babies and was fantastic with animals.
Deryl was preceded in death by his Mother Virginia, brother Stacy, his Grandparents, Aunt Dee, Uncles Gary Waples, Roy Waples, and Donnie Fabrizius, Jim and Sharon Pulse, Joane and Sion Brewer and a Great Niece Tailee Anne Waples-Rowland.
Deryl is survived by his Wife, Tracee Raymond, Son, Suade Waples, Stepdaughter, Keri Rogers (Matthew), Stepson, Jeff Ayers (Nichole), Step Grandchildren, Skyler, Uriyah and Piper Ayers, Grandchildren, Lincoln and Atlas Waples. His Dad, Donald (Ducky) Waples, Brother, Darrin Waples (Vivian), Sister, Tara Gamboa, Nieces, Tanessa Waples-Beartusk (Jessie), Tori Waples, Zaylena Gamboa. Nephew, Daylond Gamboa, Great Niece, Araya Gamboa. Deryl also leaves behind lots of Aunts, Uncles, Cousins and Friends.
Deryl has been cremated at his request with his ashes to be placed at his favorite hunting spot at a later date. The family would request no flowers and memorials be to ones favorite charity.
The family of Deryl Waples would like to give a Special thanks to all the employees at Colstrip Clinic, the Colstrip EMS and the Colstrip Police Department, especially Officer Saylor. A very Special Thank you to Austin and Emma Blaede for assisting on that day!