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William Whitley Darner

January 5, 2019

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DARNER, William Whitley

Age 96, of Brookville, passed away Saturday, January 5, 2019 at Brookhaven. He was a founding partner with the CPA firm of Lloyd, Darner, Guenther & Ellis in Dayton. He was a US Navy veteran of WWII. He was an officer, (LT JG), serving in both the European and Pacific Theatres. He was a graduate of Miami University and the Wharton School of Business. He was a member of Sertoma, the Masonic Lodge, Shriner’s & Jester’s and he also served as a member of the Board of Directors and a past president of AAA of the Miami Valley. William is survived by his wife of 74 years, Helen; daughter, Dora (David) Lee; son, Alan (Joy) Darner; grandchildren, Scott Darner & Holly (Ric) Fankhanel; great-grandson, Baron Fankhanel. A private service will be held later, at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are in care of the GILBERT-FELLERS FUNERAL HOME, 950 ALBERT RD., BROOKVILLE. E-mail condolences may be sent by going online to

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