"The Independent-Record" Published at Helena, Montana Friday, August 15, 1947 Page: 2
EARLY DAY COWBOY, NOAH LIKE, DIES IN BILLINGS--- "WICKER BILL" RODE WESTERN RANGES IN 19TH CENTURY. Billings, Aug. 15. --- The Rev. A.C. Caton, pastor of the First Methodist church of Billings, coducted funeral services Friday for Noah Washington ("Wicker Bill") Like, 87, pioneer cowboy, who died recently in a local hospital.
Mr. Like was born in Erath county, Texas. He became a range rider as a youth and until 1902 he ran cattle in both Colorado and Texas. He came to Montana 48 years ago and entered the employ of the Tongue River Cattle association.
Retiring from the range in 1907, he took a position with the Bridger bank in Pryor, where he remained until he retired from active service. Mr. Like's wife died several years ago. Surviving are two sons, Claude of Kim, Colo., and Carl Like, who lives in Washington state, and a daughter, Miss Ethel Like, in Washington. ------------------ MONTANA DEATH INDEX 1907-1953:
LIKE, Noah W. Died: 12 Aug 1947 Index #: 2771 ------------------- The transcription of this obituary is provided as a courtesy only; I am not related to, nor do I have any personal knowledge of, the Like family.