William Thomas Oliver, age 72, of Springdale, Ark., passed away on June 8, 2011.
Bill was born Dec. 21, 1938, in Gaylord, Mich., to parents Henry C. Oliver and Ina Mae Turner Oliver.
Bill and Linda Marie Collier were united in marriage on Nov. 29, 1960, in Sacramento, Calif. They enjoyed many years together, also founding and running Century roofing company in Oakland, Calif. In 1996, Bill and Linda retired and relocated to Springdale, Ark. Bill enjoyed coaching youth baseball and soccer as well as traveling and fishing.
Bill was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Kevin Oliver, and brothers, Clark Oliver, Dale Oliver and Robert Oliver. He is survived by his wife, Linda, of the home; sons, William Alan Oliver and wife, Cindy, of Vacaville, Calif., Dwayne Oliver and wife, Tonya, of Rock Springs, Wyo., Terry Oliver and Stacy of Concord, Calif.; sisters, Mary Rich of Gaylord, Mich., Joyce Sly of Walloon Lake, Mich., Jean Figg of Petoskey, Mich.; sisters-in-law, Sara Oliver of Cameron Park, Calif., and Marilyn Oliver of East Jordan, Mich.; grandchildren, Dwayne William Oliver, Rebecca Ann Marie Oliver, Larry David Oliver and Kevin Woodrow Oliver, all of Rock Springs, Wyo., as well as Erica Ann Oliver of Vacaville, Calif., and Luke Benjamin Oliver of Concord, Calif. Bill is also survived by three great-grandchildren, Carter Greene, Braylynn Greene and Landon Oliver, all of Rock Springs, Wyo., and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
A memorial services will take place at a later date.
Arrangements are being handled by Benton County Memorial Park Funeral Home of Rogers, Ark.