William "Bill" Dean Olmsted
September 19, 2019
William "Bill" Dean Olmsted, 71, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, at his home in Green River surrounded by family. He was a resident of Green River for more than 35 years and is a former resident of Watervliet, Mich.
Olmsted was born Oct. 12, 1947, in Watervliet, Mich.; the son of William Chauncy Olmsted and Thelma Nadine Bullard.
Bill attended schools in Watervliet, Mich., and was a 1965 graduate of the Watervliet High School.
He served in the United States Navy during Vietnam.
Olmsted worked at Bridger Coal for more than 20 years until his retirement in 2010 as a heavy equipment opera...