Bill Webber, 70 year old Buffalo resident passed away suddenly Thursday morning at his home in Buffalo. Funeral services will be held Thursday, December 29th at 2:00 p.m. from the Harness Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Anthony Geraci officiating. Visitation will be at the funeral home chapel on Wednesday from 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Interment will be in Willow Grove Cemetery with military graveside services to follow the funeral.
William Jesse Webber was born on January 7, 1946 in Buffalo, Wyoming to Guy and Jeanice Webber. He grew up and went to school in Buffalo and graduated from Buffalo High School with the class of 1964. After high school he moved to Billings, Montana where he worked for Penny’s Department Store. In 1965 he moved to Casper and attended Casper College where he met Linda Anderson. Bill and Linda were married on October 7, 1966 in Casper and they made their home in Casper. Bill was drafted into the U. S. Army in October of 1966 and served in Germany. He received an honorable discharge in October of 1968. In 1970 they moved to Glendive, Montana where he continued working for Penny’s. In 1974 Bill became the manager of the Penney’s Store in Buffalo. In 1975 they bought the Keahey’s Standard Station on Main Street and in 1979 he took a job with the Johnson County Co-op. In 1983 Bill and Lou Eubanks started Superior Auto and Truck Electric in Sheridan. In 2002 Bill sold his share of the business and in 2003 he went to work at the Johnson County Health Care Center. He retired in 2006 and continued living in Buffalo until his death.
Bill was an Eagle Scout and a member of the American Legion. He enjoyed water skiing, snowmobiling, hunting, fishing, motorcycles and spending time with his family. He especially enjoyed flying RC airplanes with his granddaughter, Ashlee. Bill always had a piece of candy in his pocket for his grand kids.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Linda Webber of Buffalo; one son, Bill Webber and his wife Angela of Buffalo; one sister Jody Hensley of Riverton, Wyoming and three grandchildren, Ashlee and Billy Webber of Buffalo and Alescea Webber of Sheridan. He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister Eunice Webber and a granddaughter, Jenna Leigh Webber.
Donations in Mr. Webber’s name may be made to the Learning Tree Christian School in care of the Harness Funeral Home at 351 N. Adams in Buffalo. Online condolences may be made at www.harnessfuneralhome.com