Cremation rites will be accorded by Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral Home.
Bill was born May 31, 1941 in Tazewell County, Illinois, the son of Elmer W.Quast and Ruby A. Romans.
He spent many loving years with his companion and soulmate 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.