William K. Poust II of Horsham passed away suddenly at the age of 62. He was the beloved Husband and Best Friend of Karen Poust. Loving Father of Michael (Robin), Matthew, Marcus and late infant daughter Rachael Poust. Stepfather of Nicholas DeFazio, Amanda Bergen (Robert) and Dominic DeFazio. Dear “Pap” of five
grandchildren; Amelia, Olivia, Isabella, Brock and newest granddaughter in June. He was survived by his siblings
Nicki Yesney (Richard), Chrystal Stevens, Tonette Swanson (Robert) and Valorie Shields (Steven). He was
predeceased by his Mother Janet Shimmel. He was also survived by many Nieces and Nephews.
He attended Suitland High School in District Heights, Maryland and retired from the United States Navy after 20
years of Service. He received commendations for M-14 Marksman rifle; Aviation Warfare Specialist, National
Defense Service, and Armed Forces Reserve medals.
Bill (aka Bill Diesel) was heavily involved in youth sports, coaching Horsham Hawks football, Horsham
Lacrosse Club and HHoops. He was well known for giving his opinion to the referees, never holding back what
he thought. He was a die-hard Washingtons Redskins fan, Married with Children fanatic, collector of antiques,
and loved rebuilding his quad. What he cherished the most was spending time with his children and
grandchildren and watching his son Marc play lacrosse at Stevenson University.
Relatives and friends will be received by his family on Monday, March 29th after 10 am in St. Catherine of Siena Church, 321 Witmer Road, Horsham, PA and are invited to attend his Funeral Mass at 11:30am. His interment will follow in Washington Crossing National Cemetery, Newtown. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Williams name to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758516, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8516.
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