Anthony Adrian Medina

Anthony Adrian Medina, 40, of Laramie passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, August 7, 2018.  He was born June 6, 1978 in Laramie to Anthony and Brenda (Arrellano) Medina.

He graduated from Laramie High School in 1997 and went on to earn his Associates degree in Arts and Mechanics at Farmington College in New Mexico.

Anthony loved spending time with his family especially his son, Cole. Anthony was very active with his son playing soccer, basketball, and football and going on day trip excursions, traveling to various locations. Anthony was also very active with his father over the years earning their black belts in Karate, fishing and hunting. He had a kind and loving soul and he would help anyone that needed help and kept everyone laughing.  He had various hobbies including, cooking, watching cheesy 80’s movies, mechanically fixing things and watching his beloved Tampa Bay Buccaneers (not the Broncos!). He worked for Laramie GM for 18 years.

Anthony was a member of Wrecking Crew Soccer and the American Sport Karate Association.

He is preceded in death by his mother, Brenda Medina; his grandparents, Alex and Lillian Arrellano, and Lucy Medina; and his uncles, Nick Joe Medina, Jeff and Junior Arrellano.

He is survived by his son, Cole Medina of Laramie; his wife, Jessica Medina of Laramie; his father, Anthony Medina (Cindy Rivera) of Laramie; his brother, Travis Medina of Cheyenne; his step-children, Luke, Savannah, and Noah Romero; and his numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Visitation will be held from 2:00-4:30 p.m. Friday, August 17, 2018 at Montgomery-Stryker Funeral Home.

Vigil and Rosary service will be held at 6:00 p.m. Friday, August 17, 2018 at St. Laurence O’Toole Catholic Church.

Funeral Liturgy will be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, August 18, 2018 at St. Laurence O’Toole Catholic Church with the Reverend Fr. James Schumacher. Burial will follow at Greenhill Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Anthony Adrian Medina Memorial Fund c/o UniWyo Federal Credit Union, 2020 Grand Avenue Laramie, WY 82070.

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Condolences (25)

  • Darlene Fresquez Trujillo

    Lorraine and the Medina Family I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers that our Loving Father will bring you comfort and strength and heal your broken hearts. Treasure those beautiful memories in your hearts He will forever live in your hearts. Remember God's promise we will see and be reunited with our loved ones someday.

  • Mike and Jane Grzybowski

    We are so sorry for your loss. Anthony(I called him Antone) was an awesome person. My life is better for having worked and gotten to know him. May he rest in peace in the hands of the Lord.

  • Ryan Fulton

    To the Medina Family, Please accept my heart felt condolences for your loss of Anthony. I have fond memories of Anthony when he was a student at Laramie High and I will miss our "Banter" when I would see him at Laramie GM. Ryan Fulton

  • Leonard Dietz

    I am so sorry for your loss. Your son is now in God's hands. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Your friend, Leonard Dietz

  • Anonymous

    I'm sorry we cannot be there todaywe love yu all so much.

  • Monica Hales

    Cole and Family, Buddy I am so sorry that you are experiencing such a tough loss. I know you meant the world to you Dad and he to you. You may not have his physical presence to guide you but please work hard, set, and reach for your goals as your dad will be watching you turn into an amazing adult. My heart aches for you kiddo! Much love to you today and always!

  • Becky Simpson

    My condolences to the family. Ever since elementary school, Anthony was a very kind person. His smile and laughter were contagious - that will be missed. My thoughts and prayers are with his father, Jessica, Cole, and all his family and friends. May Anthony Rest In Peace with our Lord.

  • Fermin Lopez

    Anthony , sorry to hear about your son. God bless you and your family.

  • Jesse Lopez

    Anthony, sorry to hear about your son. He was a great guy. I will miss him very much. Praying for you and your family. God bless you!

  • Debbie Pribble

    Anthony,sorry to hear about the loss of your son. He will be missed by so many. All my kids knew him and had good times with him. They will miss him very much. Sending prayers for you and your family.

  • Shelley Moore

    Tony and Family......please know that you are in our thoughts as you move forward. We are so sad to hear about Anthony's passing. Your neighbors Shelley and Mike

  • Jodi Standish

    Praying for every heart that Anthony touched. I will always remember our fun times at Skyline Skate in Junior High, visiting within various classes together over the years, and his infectious smile at our 20 year reunion. His kindness was unwavering in life and he will be deeply missed. May God provide strength and comfort for Jessica, Cole, his father & brother as a new normal begins. Rest peacefully, Anthony, with the Lord above.

  • Brianne Falgien

    Amazing man, tremendous father, gone too soon. Your love for your son Cole, Jessica, and your family will carry on and give them strength. I know they cherished every moment with you as you did with them. You will be missed Anthony. My thoughts are with your beautiful family.

  • Linda Niles

    My heart aches for your family. He was a good man and set a good example for the younger generations. He was so good to Kyle and always had a smile and hug for me. I’m proud to have known him. Love and prayers for his family all those whose lives he touched. God bless and God be with you all.

  • Larry Herderich

    I’m very sorry for your loss. Blessings and comfort to the family.

  • John castaneda

    Sorry for your loss

  • Melissa Aguirres

    So sorry for your loss. He was a great friend and was always there when I needed him. He will be dearly missed and prayers for all your family.

  • Kate D Harrop

    My sympathy to the family, May god be with everybody

  • Arvin Martinez

    You were a helping person to who ever asked for it! You helped me on countless occasions figure out how to trouble-shoot many vehicles and always made time for Me, regardless of how busy you were. You were a true Genius that was so Humble and talented. May your Son Cole turn out to be as wonderful as you always were!! Rest in peace, Miss you Brother!!!!

  • Charlotte Barela

    Dearest family of Anthony Adrian Medina, Our deepest and most heartfelt sympathy. God bless you. Much love and prayers, J. Archie and Charlotte Barela

  • Stephanie Carter

    My deepest condolences

  • Dennis and Jill Knight, Bakken

    Anthony youcame from a wonderful family. You lived your life showing your son, family, and friends how we should live with caring kindness and LOVE. I didnt realize who your grandmother, was. I knew her for many years when you were young. God Be with your soule and his blessings for your family. Rest in peace.

  • Dave and Tina Sanchez

    So very sorry to hear about Anthony. Our prayers are with you at this time. Dave and Tina Sanchez

  • Patricia Hubbard

    I wish to express my sincere condolences to the family and friends of Anthony Adrian Medina. May you find comfort in your loving memories of Anthony and in Jehovah God’s promise to see our loved ones again through the resurrection. (Acts 24:15) What joy there will be to welcome back Anthony to a beautiful, peaceful earth (Psalms 37:10,11,29) where all pain, sickness and death will be gone forever! (Rev 21:4) Hold on to all your happy memories of Anthony and let these, along with all the promises of Jehovah God, who cannot lie, bring you comfort and peace. My deepest sympathy!

  • Lee Lopez jr & Family

    Our sincere condolences for your loss to your entire family from ours. May Gods Love and Peace be with you.


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