William F. "Bing" Vernon


William F. "Bing" Vernon, 90, of Honey Brook, passed away on Tuesday December, 23, 2008 at the Tel-Hai Retirement Community. He was the husband of Grace Neff Vernon and the widower of his first wife, the late Mabel Neff Vernon who died in 2002. Born in West Chester, Bill was the son of the late William F. Vernon Senior and Caroline Kelly Vernon.

He proudly served in the Army Air Corp. during W.W.II as a C-47 crew member in the European Theater. Mr. Vernon was employed by the Veterans Administration in Johnson City, Tenn. retiring in 1981. He was a member of the St. John's Episcopal Church in Concordville and the AARP.

He is survived, in addition to his wife, by two sons William I. Vernon of Woodlyn, Pa. and Robert C. Vernon of Aaronsburg, Pa., three grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

Memorial services will be held on Saturday, December 27, 2008 at 11 AM at the St. John's Episcopal Church, 576 Concord Road, Concordville, PA.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Wilde Funeral Home of Parkesburg. Online condolences can be posted at www.wildefuneralhome.com.