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Bill, 79, of Missoula, passed away from complications of lung cancer on Jan. 27, 2007. He graduated from Hamilton High School, but before attending graduation ceremonies he was ordered to report for duty in the U.S. Navy. He was discharged from the Navy in 1947 and attended college at Montana State University and later transferred to the University of Montana, where he graduated. Bill jumped at Missoula from 1947 through the 1957 seasons. He worked for the U.S. Forest Service as an administrative contract officer until his retirement in 1982.
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Carver, William L. (Missoula 1947)" (2007). Smokejumper Obituaries. 1070.