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Ovid of Hamilton, Montana, passed away Thursday, Feb. 17, 2005, at Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital of natural causes. Ovid was raised and educated in Darby. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1951. After his discharge, Ovid jumped three seasons at Missoula. He also packed and guided for several local outfitters, skidded logs and drove a logging truck for more than 30 years.
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Williams, Ovid M. (Missoula 1955)" (2005). Smokejumper Obituaries. 1531.