April 22, 1930—Dec. 14, 2013
William D. "WD" Harner, 83, of Crossville, passed away December 14, 2013, at Cookeville Regional Medical center. Funeral services will be held today, Dec. 18, at noon, from the chapel of Hood Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. to the time of service. Burial will be in Green Acres Memory Gardens. Bro. Freeman Hicks will officiate.
He was born April 22, 1930, in Boynton, GA, the son of Bruce and Myrtle Armstrong Harner. He graduated from Cumberland County High School in 1947. He was also a U.S. Navy veteran, having served during Korea. He retired from the U.S. government after 39 years having worked in communications with the CIA. He and his family spent more than 18 years overseas during the course of his career.
He was also a member of the Alahambra Shrine Temple in Chattanooga, Crawfish Springs Masonic Lodge of Chickamauga, GA, the Crossville American Legion and the Amateur Radio Relay Club of Cumberland County.
He is survied by his wife of 60 years, Jane Harner of Crossville; daughter, Lynn Harner, also of Crossville; brother, Jean Horner and wife, Ann, of Westel; sisters, Edith Leisinger and Esther Harner of Westel; four nephews; one niece; and a great nephew. He also leaves a host of other family and special friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Wayne Horner.
The family has respectfully asked that, in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Shriner's Hospital for Children in Cincinnati, OH.
Pallbearers will be Kevin Mitchell, Stuart Mitchell, Tom Bailey, Jerry Walker, Larry Sherrill and Bob Hamilton. Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Louis Mitchell and Tommy Mitchell.
Hood Funeral Home and Crematory, LLC (www.hoodfuneralhome.com) was in charge of the arrangements.
April 22, 1930—Dec. 14, 2013
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