William (Bill) Jerry Oleachea passed away October 22th 2016 at the age of 87. He was born on October 22nd, 1929 to Vidal and Belle Oleachea in fields Oregon. Bill served in the United States Army for 8 years before marrying Iris Rowe Oleachea on November 17th, 1961 in Hoquiam, Washington. Between the 2 of them they had 15 children. Throughout their lives together they lived in Nevada, Oregon, and Washington. Bill had a love for horses and made a living working horses no matter where they lived. Bill was especially proud of his time spent working on Tennessee Earnie Ford\\'s ranch in Nevada. Bill also had a love for music, playing his guitar, and singing for his friends and family. He was a wonderful husband, father, grandpa, great grandpa and friend to everyone who knew him. He had a heart of gold and was loved by everyone. Bill was preceded in death by his wife, Iris Oleachea, all of his siblings and 7 of his children. His siblings include Bob Oleachea, Frank Oleachea, John Oleachea, Earnie Oleachea, George Oleachea, Rose Oleachea, and Ella Oleachea. His children include Launna Cady, Russ Casey, Ray Oleachea, Marci Huffer, Jerry Oleachea, Melody Mendes, and Lynn Ayala. He is survived by 8 children; Mardell Anderson, Sue Kennedy, Cheri Oleachea, Randy Oleachea, Rod Oleachea, Jimmy Oleachea, Shelly Oleachea, Debbie Oleachea and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.
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