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Retired architect and Norman resident William "Bill" Yost died Monday, April 3, of complications from heart disease and pneumonia. He was 69. Bill is survived by his wife, Rosemary Melinda; sister Barbara Yost; daughters Devon Smith (Matt), Lauren Pumphrey (Cliff), Chelsea Chadwick (Brandon) and Jordan Yost; and six grandchildren. Another grandchild is due early in May.
Bill grew up in the Midwest. After earning a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Iowa, He served in the U.S. Army, a stint that brought him to Ft. Sill. He settled in Lawton, where he met wife Lindy.
A Master's degree in Architecture from the University of Oklahoma paved the way for his position as Vice President of the Dallas-based architectural firm Rees Associates, Inc. His spare time was spent enjoying his family and working in his yard. For several years Bill volunteered as a Master Gardener.
Immediate family will welcome guests 2 to 4 pm Friday April 7 at Havenbrook Funeral Home, 3401 Havenbrook St., Norman. Viewing will continue until 8 pm.
Online condolences may be shared at www.havenbrookfuneralhome.com
Published on  April 5, 2017
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