ROUNDUP - William "Bill" James McMaster, 42, of Roundup died in an automobile accident near Thermopolis, Wyo., on Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2003.
A funeral service was scheduled for Monday morning at St. Benedict's Catholic Church in Roundup with burial following at the Musselshell Cemetery.
Bill was born on Jan. 23, 1961, in Havre to John and Agnes (Roles) McMaster. He was raised and educated in Chinook.
Bill worked in the oil field most of his adult life. At the time of his death, he was employed with True Drilling of Casper, Wyo.
Bill met Patti Gilreath on Oct. 16, 1987, and they were married on Nov. 11, 1989. They made their home in Roundup.
Bill enjoyed working on old cars, watching football, especially the Kansas City Chiefs, fishing, collecting salvage and remodeling his home. Most of all, Bill enjoyed his family.
Bill is survived by his wife, Patti Gilreath; sons, Benjamin, 6, Isaac, 4, and Landin, 2; parents, John and Agnews (Roles) McMaster; brothers, Ed (Thelma) McMaster, Pat McMaster, Dave (Shellie) McMaster, Mike (Rhonda) McMaster, all of Chinook, and Merle McMaster of Winslow, Ark.; sisters, Judy (Russ) Rhinehart, Susan (Dave) Armstrong of Havre, Pauly (Perry) Miller of Chinook and Marge (Greg) Cosmutto of Winneconne, Wis.; and numerous nephews, nieces, great-nieces, great-nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.
Memorials may be sent to the Valley Federal Credit Union Education Trust Fund for Bill's sons.
Wier Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.