William Robert Maute Jr. was born in East Orange, New Jersey on April 20, 1937 and went to be with his Lord & Savior on December 30, 2017.
Bill attended Clinton Grammar School, South Orange New Jersey, and Columbia High School in Maplewood, NJ.
Bill graduated from Hampton Du Bose Academy, in Zellwood Florida in 1955. After graduating High School while working for Jon Engle Horn & Son, Newark, NJ he attended classes studying accounting at Fairly Dickenson University.
He met Martha Paul, a senior at Barrington College, RI in 1957. They were married in June 1958 and celebrated 59 years of marriage.
Bill loved to play his violin and used his musical talent on many occasions especially in church and for 8 years in Bermuda and then in Florida and Wyoming. He will be forever remembered for his kindness and generosity to everyone.
He is survived by his wife Martha, 2 sons, Bill & Kirk and their families, sister Phyllis, 4 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren and many other family and friends.
Living in Clark was the highlight of his life. He met many people here who quickly became his friends. He enjoyed Ranch living, raising buffalo, horses and other farm animals. He was never as happy as when he was sharing his love of the ranch with his family and friends.
A celebration of Bill’s life will be conducted at 1:00 pm on Saturday January 6th, 2018 at Bennet Creek Church, Road 1AB Clark WY. Viewing will take place at the church between 11:30 am and 12:30 pm. Pastor Kurt McNabb will officiate.
Immediately following burial at Bennet Buttes Cemetery all are invited to greet the family during a reception to be held at Fellowship Hall adjacent to the church.
In Lieu of customary remembrances, contributions in memory of Bill may be directed to Samaritan’s Purse.
Samaritan’s Purse – 3 options for giving
Mail: PO Box 3000, Boone, N.C. 28670 (Please note gift in Memory of William R. Maute Jr.)
Online:www.samaritanspurse.org under donate – memorial section
Arrangements under the direction of Thompson Funeral Home, Powell, WY