Services will be held at a later date for William (Bill) Lee Bronner, 71, of Likely, California. He passed away December 8, 2014 in Likely, California. Bill was born on February 24, 1942 in Gridley, California to C. Foster and Florence Bronner. Bill was raised in the Biggs and Gridley area and attended schools in Gridley. When Bill was a young man, he left home and moved to Likely, California where he went to work for the Flornoy Ranch where he remained until his retirement. He loved working at the ranch so much, he remained there to work part time for them. Bill often came to Gridley to visit family and friends, though his life and his heart was with the town of Likely and all his wonderful friends there. Bill was born a cowboy and he died a cowboy. Bill was preceded in death by his parents, brother Ed Bronner, who passed away on December 30, 2013. Bill is survived by his brother Gene (Janet) Bronner of Aurora, Missouri, his sister Donna (Joe) Cerullo of Rocklin, California, Sister Luella Tamagni of Gridley, California, two nephews, one niece, and several great-nephews and great-nieces.