Carl Jordan

1981 - 2013

Carl Jordan 32 year old Worland resident, died on May 15, 2013 from injuries sustained in an oil field accident near Baggs, Wyoming.

Carl was born on February 7, 1981 in Thermopolis, Wyoming a son of Don & Rhonda (Day) Jordan.  He grew up in Worland where he received his education. 

During middle school he enjoyed basketball and football, then in high school he participated in track and field where he excelled in pole-vaulting.  Carl was an avid Dallas Cowboys fan.  He loved fishing anytime any place.  He especially enjoyed fishing with his brother-In –laws Jerry & David Ruffing.  Carl could be found tinkering with about anything, he enjoyed learning how things worked.  He loved to hunt deer and elk with his family and friends.

During the summer he had his own softball team (Wyoming Gas) where he spent many an evening with his friend. He loved being with his family, enjoyed all activities in the great outdoors, fishing

Carl was married to Cathy Ruffing on June 6, 2009 in Worland, Wyoming.  To this union was born three children.

He worked for Winchester Oil Field Services as an oil field ruff neck for the past few months.

Carl is survived by his wife; Cathy (Ruffing) Jordan, His children; Brayden, Anniston, Riley all of Worland, Blaine of Las Vegas, and Jayde of Laramie, WY.  His parents Don & Rhonda Jordan of Worland, Cathy’s  parents; Lorri & Tim Ruffing of Worland,  two sisters Velicity Jordan, and Miranda Jordan and Chis Kumpe of Worland. Two brothers –in-law David (Kellie) Ruffing of Utah and Jerry (Misty) Ruffing of Worland, four nephews, and three nieces, a number of grandparents, Aunts, Uncles, Cousins, extended family and friends.

A celebration of life will be held 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 18, 2013 at the Newell Sargent Park in Worland with Pastor Mike Orona officiating, bring a covered dish and a lawn chair and be ready to share a memory of Carl.   His cremains will be scattered at a later date. Memorial donations may be made in Carl’s name in care of Bryant Funeral Home PO Box 524 Worland WY 82401. Online condolences may be made at