– Billy, 54, died August 3 in Silverton. He was born in
Stayton and lived all of his life in Aumsville. Billy
married Michelle “Shelli” Cool on October 28, 1995 in
Salem. He worked as a mechanic all of his life, working at
Dave’s Transmission and the last 14 years as a Hyster
mechanic at Norpac in Stayton. Billy enjoyed working on cars
and motorcycles and small engine repair, also riding dirt
bikes and quads. He liked taking care of the chickens and
hunting in Eastern Oregon.
Billy is survived by his wife:
Shelli; mother: Jacqueline Bronson; children: William B.
Bronson, Kelsey Bronson, Cassidy Bronson and Travis Bronson;
brothers: Timothy Bronson, Joseph Bronson and Robert
Bronson; sisters: Elizabeth Van Ooyen and Sarah Bronson; and
granddaughter: Paisley Hannum. He was preceded in death by
his father, William L. Bronson in November.
Mass of Christian Burial will be Tuesday, August 13
at 11:00 am at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Shaw, where
he attended. Interment will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery,
Shaw. Contributions may be made to St. Mary’s Catholic
Church. Serving the family, North
Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.