William Joseph Soulier, 90, of West Mifflin, Pennsylvania, passed away Thursday, September 14, 2017 at St. Vincent Medical Center in Evansville, Indiana.
William was born in Lincoln Place, PA on October 30, 1926 to the late Joseph and Eva (Crooks) Soulier. He was signed to play professional baseball for the St. Louis Cardinals right out of High School but had his baseball career cut short when he was drafted to serve in the United States Army. William retired from United States Steel in Pittsburgh, PA after many years of service as a Machinist and Estimator. He was an excellent athlete, loved horse racing and reading sports statistics. William will be remembered as a kind and gentle man who loved everyone he came in contact with.
William is survived by his daughter, Lori Procacina (Barry) of Evansville, IN; son, Doug Soulier (Chris) of Pittsburgh, PA, grandchildren, Daniel, Christopher and Billy Procacina and Emily Soulier.
William was preceded in death by wife of 62 years, Delores (Gemeinhart) Soulier in 2010; sister, Jeanne Garvey; and by his brothers, Junior and Chucky Soulier.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM on Thursday, September 21, 2017 at St. John Mark Evangelical Lutheran Church, 225 E. 10th Ave., Homestead, PA. Burial will follow at Jefferson Memorial Park Cemetery in Pittsburgh, PA where there will be military rites.
Friends may visit from 2:00 PM until 4:00 PM and from 7:00 PM until 9:00 PM on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at George Irvin Green Funeral Home, 3511 Main St., Munhall, PA. Visitation will continue Thursday morning at 9:00 AM at the funeral home.
Condolences may be made online at www.browningfuneral.com.