William H. “Bill” Poisel, 82, of Orange, passed away April 14, at his home.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, April 18, at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Orange with Father David Edwards, officiating. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery.
Visitation will be 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m., Friday, April 17, with a wake service held at 6:00 p.m., at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.
Born in Lake County, Indiana, Aug. 31, 1932, he was the son of Henry Poisel and Grace (Spriggs) Poisel. Bill was an active member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus at St. Francis and the Young at Heart Senior Group at St. Francis. He owned Bill’s Plumbing and would volunteer his plumbing services at the church. Bill was retired from the U. S. Navy and served in the Seabee’s. He was a member of the VFW, FRA, and the American Legion.
He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Robert Glenn Poisel and his sisters and brothers.
He is survived by his wife, Joyce Poisel of Orange; sons, William H. Poisel and wife Claire of Austin and Mickey J. Poisel of Orange; grandchildren, Heather Sellars and husband, Cory, Casey Poisel, Elex Poisel, and Emma Poisel; and his great-grandchildren, Adam and Ryan Sellars.