Bernard Danison

DANISON, Bernard “Gene,” 75, of Elm Grove died on Saturday, July 7, 2012 at his home.

He was born October 26, 1936 in Glenford, OH, the son of the late Fred and Flo Taylor Danison and was a Protestant.

Gene was a former Vice President for Sales at Tire America and was a retired Office Manager at Prestige Delivery Service in Bridgeport, OH. He was a drummer for a Jazz Band in High School and College. He loved camping, loved his family and was a former softball coach for OCGSBL.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Don, Cook and Gerald Danison and his former wife, Annabelle Jenkins Danison.

Surviving are his loving wife of 30 years, Janice Hensel Danison; four daughters, Lisa Bohnenstiehl and her husband, Tim of Highland, IL, Denise Blankenship and her fiance, Ken of Wheeling, Jennifer Denard and her husband, Paul of Wheeling and Amy Garceau and her husband, Josh of Wheeling; his sister in law, Julie Danison of Columbus, OH; 13 grandchildren; two great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Friends received on Tuesday, July 10, 2012 from 1-8 p.m. at the Kepner Funeral Home, 166 Kruger St, Wheeling (304-242-2311). Services and interment will be held at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the family in c/o Janice Danison, PO Box 2210, Wheeling, WV 26003. Personal condolences may be offered to the family