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William E. “Bill” Denny, 81, of Mesa, Ariz., died Monday (Oct. 8, 2018) at his home.

He was born Feb. 21, 1937, in Saybrook, and was a veteran of the United States Army. Bill earned his MBA from Wabash College and had retired as CFO of Meridian Insurance. He was a member of Velda Rose United Methodist Church, Mesa, Ariz. He was also a volunteer at MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Survivors include his wife, Delores Denny, Mesa, Ariz.; three stepchildren and their spouses, Karen and Greg Jacobs, Zionsville, Ind.; Kevin and Sharon Rodgers, Mesa, Ariz.; and Keith and Jane Rodgers, Perrysburg, Ohio; one sister, Barbara (Ray) Murrell, Gibson City; six grandchildren, Matt (Mary) Jacobs, Erin (JP) Moore, Josh (Jessica) Dae, Jena Rodgers, Jonathan Rodgers and Lauren Rodgers; five great-grandchildren; and many other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Clair and Mildred Denny, and a sister, Norma Roth.

His funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Chapelwood Funeral Home, Nash, Texas, with the Rev. Don Brazile officiating. Burial will follow in Chapelwood Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 10 to 11 a.m. prior to the service.

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