|By Albert C. Price (Alprice) on Saturday, December 29, 2018 - 06:59 pm: Edit|
Ned and I served in Korea 63-64. Great mentor and Agent. Sleep well my friend. Save some space up there for the rest of us.
|By Warren Cox (Warrencid) on Thursday, December 27, 2018 - 02:49 pm: Edit|
Ned Wilbur Renner, 89, of Hagerstown, passed away on Wednesday, November 28, 2018.
Born July 3, 1929 in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Joseph Howard and Lelia Belle (Buracker) Renner.
Ned joined the Army at age 16. He spent 20 years in the service (from 1946 until 1966); from 1954 until his retirement, he was a Special Agent and Polygraph Examiner for the Army Criminal Investigation Division (CID). He was one of only 28 men who served through three wars: World War II, the Korean War, as well as Vietnam.
Ned earned various medals including the WWII Victory Medal and the Army of Occupation Medal.
At age 36, he retired from the Army and for the next 20 years, worked as an investigator for the Department of Motor Vehicles.
He was a member of the Korean War Veterans Group and a former member of the Criminal Investigation Division Agents Association.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife of 68 years, Gloria Lorraine (Longnecker) Renner, who died October 9, 2017. His brothers, Howard and Henry Renner, also preceded him.
Ned is survived by his son, Joseph Renner and his wife, Kelly; a grandson, Brian Renner; two granddaughters, Ashlee Renner and Lindsey Renner; a great-grandson, Carter Smith; his brother and close friend, William Renner and wife, Ebb; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A funeral service was conducted at 10 a.m. on Monday, December 3, 2018, at Rest Haven Funeral Home, 1601 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown.
He was buried beside his wife Gloria in Rest Haven Cemetery. Military honors were accorded by the Maryland State Honor Guard.
Obituary Courtesy of: The Hagerstown Herald Mail Media, Nov 29, 2018, and the CID Agents Assn. files