William A. (Bill) Oldham IV ,73, of Lee’s Summit, MO went to be with his Lord and Savior on October 7, 2020.
Bill was born to William A. Oldham III and Carolyn Parks Oldham on March 4, 1947 in Kansas City Missouri.
Bill married his high school sweetheart and the love of his life Linda Marie (Montgomery) Oldham on June 2, 1967. The two of them would have a love affair for over five decades. Linda was Bill’s soulmate and best friend and through 53 years of marriage he would move heaven and earth to take care of her and let her know how much he loved her.
He graduated from Paseo HS in 1965 and attended Rockhurst College until he volunteered for the Navy Reserves. Bill was a dedicated husband and father that took pride in being a hard working provider for his family. He spent most of his career in the photo processing industry where he would finally retire as district supervisor from Noritsu America Corporation after 34 years.
Bill loved spending time with his kids and grandkids. He was an avid fisherman and hunter that relished being able to teach and share his passions with both his kids and grandkids. In retirement Bill was able to purchase one of his dream cars which was a Corvette. He was a member of Touch of Glass Corvette Club and could be seen smiling ear to ear as he drove around town.
Bill was a member of the First Baptist Church of Lee’s Summit. Bill chose to show his faith through his deeds and actions instead words. Anyone that knew him would know he was a kind, generous, wise, loyal, patient individual with a great sense of humor.
Bill is survived by his wife Linda Marie (Montgomery) Oldham, his son Kenneth and wife Theresa Oldham, his daughter Maria and husband Sean Lindsey. Grandchildren Ian Lindsey, Morgan Lindsey, Michaela Lindsey, Kenlee Oldham, Kierra Oldham, Torre Vaughn and Tarren Vaughn. Great grandchildren Isabella Lindsey and Ivy Lindsey. Sister Ann (Oldham) and husband John Cox and a few trout and quail that got away.
He was proceeded in death by father William A Oldham III, mother Carolyn (Parks) Oldham and sister Carolyn (Oldham) Packer and his favorite hunting dog Jill.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
To honor the memory of Bill and in lieu of flowers we ask to be more like Bill. Love your spouse deeply, teach your kids and grandkids about your passions while creating cherished memories for them. Be a kind and generous Christian through actions not words.
For all of Bill’s family and loved ones. When you get to heaven Bill will be waiting there for you with the top down and a smile on his face ready to show you around heaven.