TROY — William "Bill" Bruner, 81, of Troy, passed away 1:45 p.m. Friday, April 11, 2014, at Hospice of Dayton.
He was born in Knox County, Kentucky on Sept. 15, 1932, to the late John and Sarah (Brock) Bruner.
Bill is survived by four sons and daughter-in-law, LTC John V. Bruner, of Smithfield, Va., Johnnie C. Bruner, of Eaton, Steve Bruner, of Potsdam, and Mike and Michelle Bruner, of Anna; five sisters and brothers-in-law, Esther and Bob Taulbee, of Avon Park, Fla., Jessie and Ronald Mollet, of Troy, Nancy Pack, of Troy, Carol Morris, of Nancy, Ky., Mary and Robert Shanahan, of Springfield.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, John, Bruner Jr. and Walter Bruner; and three sisters, Sudie Wagner, Louise Bruner and Lillie Agee.
Bill was a member of the West Alexandria Masonic Lodge and Past Squadron Commander of Sons of AMVETS Post 88 in Troy, where he managed the career center and served with the State of Ohio Sons of AMVETS as Past Second Vice Commander and Past National Second Vice Commander.
He was retired from General Motors as an extruder operator following 27 years of service.
A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at Fisher-Cheney Funeral Home, Troy. Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. on Tuesday prior to the service. Interment will be in Riverside Cemetery in Troy.
Contributions may be made to Sons of Amvets Post 88 in Troy.
Condolences may be left for the family at www.fisher-cheneyfuneralhome.com.