Bill was the son of Harmon Allen and Mattie Dean Holland. He married Natalie Opal Simms. They were the parents of Betty Jeanne Wade and Natalie Blanche Wade. Before his retirement,Bill was a Superintendant for Lone Star Gas in Dallas. He was residing in Dallas at the time of His death in a local hospital.
His wife, Natalie, died 5 March 1986 in Dallas and is probably also buried in Laurel Land.