William H. Oost, 87, of Owensboro, passed away on Monday, February 17, 2020 at Signature Healthcare at Hillcrest. He was born on May 11, 1932 in Daviess County to the late Hammon Darrell & Mae Louise Oost. Bill worked for Coca-Cola after high school then retired from National Linen Company and American General Insurance. He was a faithful member of Eaton Memorial Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Kimberly Ann Oost; three brothers, Jim, Darrell, and Ray Oost.
Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Betty Oost; daughter, Debbie Koons; son, Byron Oost (Saucy); grandchildren, Gina Oost, Myles Bashioum, Danny Oost, Chad Koons, Brandon Horn, Noah Oost, Jeremy Phillips, Stephanie Rush, Zach Phillips; 14 great-grandchildren; sister, Ella Mae Barks; and several nieces and nephews.
Services will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday at James H. Davis Funeral Home & Crematory officiated by Dr. Dennis McFadden. Burial will be in Rosehill Cemetery. Visitation is from 3 to 7 p.m. on Friday and after 9 a.m. on Saturday at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Eaton Memorial Baptist Church Window Fund, 1225 Orchard Street, Owensboro, KY 42301.