Peacefully at St.Joseph Hospice on Saturday October 24th 2015 with family by his side, after a long courageous battle with cancer William " Billy Backhoe" van Oosterhout of Mount Brydges at the age of 66. Predeceased by is wife Deb Butler (2012). Loving father of Rob (MoniKa) van Oosterhout and Wendy (Jay) Detlor, and Opa of Abigail, Dakota, Charlie, Josh, Emma and Owen. Survived by siblings Frank, John (Val), Tim van Oosterhout and Anne (John) Stefanits. A Celebration of Bill's Life will be held on Saturday, November 7th, 2015 at the Mount Brydges Community Centre (565 Lions Park Dr) from 2-6 pm. Donations to C.C.A.C London Middlesex or St. Joseph Hospice of London would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Elliott-Madill Funeral Home, Mount Brydges entrusted with arrangements 519-264-1100.