William J. Curtner, of Greenville, Ohio (96)


William J. Curtner age 96, of Greenville passed away at 7:28 pm Sunday, November 13, 2022, at his residence.

William was born June 2, 1926, in Darke County to the late William R. & Alma (Hoover) Curtner. William was also preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Carol (Wehrley) Curtner; great-grandson, Dylan Williams; brother, Denver Curtner; and sisters, Dorothy Fasick, Wanda Campbell and Edith Prether.

William is survived by his children, Connie & Dennis Davison of Greenville, Brenda Curtner & Phil Oxley of Coos Bay, Oregon, and Sandy Denniston of Union City, Ohio; grandchildren, Bruce & Kim Davison, Georgina & Erick Williams, Nathan Denniston, Nicole & Matt Nieport and Tyler Oxley; great-grandchildren, Derick Williams, Brianna Williams, Sarah Davison, Isaac Davison, Gavin Denniston, Caydn Denniston, Cooper Nieport, Madilynne Nieport and Ava Nieport; and brother, Lloyd Curtner.

William was a 1944 graduate of Greenville High School. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII. William farmed and worked as a loan officer for 25 years at Miami Valley Production Credit until his retirement. William worked at Sears after his retirement for 4 years. He was a member of the Arcanum Masonic Lodge and Greenville V.F.W. William enjoyed playing cards, reading, fishing, golfing, woodworking and traveling.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm Thursday, November 17, 2022, at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home in Greenville. Burial will follow in Abbottsville Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 12:00 to 2:00 pm at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to The Dylan Williams Foundation (BPD in memo) P.O. Box 204 Union City, IN 47390 or the Greenville V.F.W. in William’s memory. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.zecharbailey.com for the Curtner family.