William B. Oliver

May 10, 1974 ~ May 9, 2023 (age 48) 48 Years Old

William Oliver Obituary

William B. Oliver of Ithaca, NY passed away on May 9, 2023 at the age of 48 surrounded by family and friends in the comfort of his home. William was born on May 10, 1974 to Francis Sr. and Rose Oliver. Billy enjoyed shopping at the Finger Lakes Re-Use Center, he was also a die-hard “Buffalo Bills” fan….”GO BILLS!” He especially loved spending time with family and friends with some BBQ and a few beers in his parent’s backyard.

Surviving are his children, Ashley Ebal of NC and Cole (Megan) Oliver of Montour Falls, NY; his parents, Francis Sr and Rose Oliver; his siblings, Francis Jr. (Marcy) Oliver and Chrissy Oliver (Norm Chapman); partner, Edythe Bowlsby; his beloved dog, “Peppers”; as well as several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, May 16, 2023 at 11:00am at St. Catherine’s Church of Siena, 304 Siena Drive, Ithaca, NY.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, May 20th from 2:00 pm until 6:00 pm at 616 W. Clinton Street, Ithaca, NY.

The family asks that those that would like to make a donation in Billy’s name to kindly consider Care First, 3805 Meads Creek Road, Painted Post, NY 14870.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Bangs Funeral Home, Ithaca, NY. Online condolences may be made to Billy’s family at

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Mass of Christian Burial
May 16, 2023

11:00 AM
St. Catherine Of Siena
302 St Catherines Circle
Ithaca, NY 14850

Celebration of Life
May 20, 2023

2:00 PM
Billy Oliver's Celebration of Life
616 W. Clinton Street
Ithaca, NY 14850


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