Hilton: William Kast passed away on Tuesday, February 21, 2023 at the age of 99. He was predeceased by his parents, Milton and Ernestine Kast; his wife, Goldie Kast (2000); his son, Ronald Kast; his son-in-law, David Smalley; and his siblings, Karl Kast and Pauline Broadwell.
He is survived by his children, Judy Smalley, Pam (Matt) Davidio, Robert Kast, and David Kast; his grandchildren, Jonathan (Stephanie) Smalley, Jason (Maryann) Smalley, Nicholas Davidio, Kimberly (Dan) Schmidt, and Allison Kast; his great-grandchildren, Ashley, Elizabeth, Haley, and Dacodah; many nieces and nephews; and his special friend, Evelyn Seeger.
William was a US Veteran serving with the Army Engineer Corps in France from 1944-46. William worked for the Department of Agriculture as a Soil Conservationist. Upon retirement, he liked to take walks, made deliveries for the Greenery, painted, and enjoyed singing in the church choir. He was always ready to help out others in any situation. He will be missed by his many family members and friends, whom many affectionately referred to as "Wild Bill".
Visitation will be held at the United Methodist Church, 21 West Avenue in Hilton on Sunday, March 5th, from 1 - 2 pm where William's Funeral Service will take place at 2:00 pm. Interment will follow in Mt. Albion Cemetery.
Those wishing may make donations in memory of William to Veteran's Outreach Center, 447 South Avenue, Rochester, NY 14620. (click on the charity name to link directly to the donation site)