Class of 2022
Bill started rodeoing in High School then in College while attending Cal Poly. He filled his permit while in college in 1961. Some of Bill most memorable wins include winning the All-Around title at the Los Angles Stockyards Rodeo, winning the Bareback riding in Red Bluff, California and Salt Lake City, Utah. He remembers making the Bull riding Finals (the TV round) in Portville. Winning or placing at rodeo throughout the Northwest like Pendleton Or, Nampa ID, Fort Worth Tx, Caldwell ID, Laramie Wy, Fort Collins CO. Torrington, Filer, Wickenburg and more.
After his days of competing Bill kept the Rodeo world in style. He was the top salesman for Montana Silversmiths for 18 years, American Hats for six years, Serratelli Hat Co. for 14 years and Hondo boots for four years.