Funeral home: Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral
William E. "Bill" Quast, 76, of Middletown,
passed away July 19, 2017, at Abraham Lincoln
Cremation rites will be accorded by Holland Barry &
Bennett Funeral Home.
Bill was born May 31, 1941, in Tazewell County, the
son of Elmer W. Quast and Ruby A. Romans.
He spent many loving years with his companion and
soul mate Mabel Skelton.
He was an ambulance driver, bricklayer, welder,
farmer, and jack of all trades. He retired from
Precision Products after many years of service.
He enjoyed western movies, reading, working
crosswords, and fixing anything that he could.
Surviving are his children: Rebecca Stevenson,
Tim (Judy) Skelton, Carol Renfro, Rusty (Stacie)
Skelton, Syb (Joe) Liesman, Kelly (Rick) Hoffert,
and Lyle Quast; sons-in-law: Vincel Brooks, Earl
Baker, and Ernie Hoffert; daughter-in-law Brenda
Skelton; brothers John Quast and Don "Wiener" Quast;
sister Norma Sullans; and numerous grandchildren,
great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his soul
mate Mabel Skelton, children: Kasey Brooks, Patsy
Skelton, Pip Skelton, Ruthann Hoffert, Deany Baker,
Joe Skelton, Jerry Skelton, Billy Dale Skelton, and
Cheryl Himes; brothers Jim Quast, Bud Quast, and Bob
Quast; and sisters Peggy Jankovitz and Lynn Cremeans.
Memorial donations may be made to the family in care
of Rebecca Stevenson.
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