William was born May 28, 1932, to Maggie (Dueshendorf) and Dave Ley.
He worked as a carpenter and also was a trapper. He attended Immanuel Lutheran Church.
William is survived by his sons Raymond and Charles, both of Powell, and his brother Harry.
Thompson Funeral Home is assisting the family. Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.thompsonfuneral.net or to P.O. Box 807 Powell, WY, 82435.