Bill Hooper was born in Grays Harbor on Sept. 12, 1950, to Dean and Leana Hooper. He passed away on July 13, 2014. Bill graduated from Montesano High School in 1969, then joined the Army Special Forces, and later went on to work for Weyerhaeuser until they closed. When he passed he was a driver for Horizon Medical Transport.
Bill is survived by his older brother Ed Hooper of Tacoma, Wash., and his younger brother Randy Hooper of Aberdeen, Wash. Bill had no children of his own but was a wonderful uncle to his one nephew and six nieces.
Bill lived life to the fullest. He enjoyed skydiving, scuba diving, and riding his Harley with his co-pilot Sky Lee. He was also a member of the Montesano Moose.
There will be a graveside service on Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, at the Satsop Cemetary at 11 a.m., followed by a celebration of life and potluck at the Montesano Moose Lodge at noon.