Charles Worley Danner, age 89, of Mt. Juliet, TN, died May 19, 2017.
Mr. Danner, after a 32 year distinguished career, retired as Colonel of the Tennessee Highway Patrol. After retirement, he taught DUI School for 19 year. He served on the Board of Directors of the TLEOA and was a member of the Road Law group. Mr. Danner was a former Commissioner for West Wilson Utility District and had also served on the Board of Directors of the Wilson County Sports Authority. He was a member of Mt. Juliet Lodge, #642 F&AM and was a Shriner and a Squire at Jack Daniels Distillery. Mr. Danner ran a successful "city farm", cutting hay every summer, and was a cattle farmer. Mr. Danner attended Mt. Juliet Church of Christ. He was the son of the late, Charles Lee and Ida Anderson Buckles Danner and was also preceded in death by 12 siblings.
He is survived by Wife of 63 years, Lois Hampton Danner, Sons, Donnie (Reba) Danner and Scott (Rahel) Danner, Grandchildren, Rachel Danner Stoddart and Jakob Danner, Great-grandson, Xander Jackson.
Funeral services will be conducted 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at Bond Memorial Chapel with Larry McKee officiating. Honorary pallbearers will be Floyd B. Hampton, William David "Bill" Hampton, Former State Trooper Charles Gattis, Bailey Nicks, Duke Griffin, Mike Griffin and David Bush.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the THP Widows Association.
Visitation will be 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at Bond Memorial Chapel, N. Mt. Juliet Road and Weston Drive, Mt. Juliet, TN. (615) 773-2663, www.bondmemorial.com.