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William W. "Bill" Damron V

Obituary for William W. "Bill" Damron V

September 15, 1943 - January 27, 2021
Owensboro, Kentucky | Age 77

Obituary

William Wallace "Bill" Damron V, 77 of Owensboro, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on January 27, 2021 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born September 15, 1943 in Owensboro to the late William Wallace Damron IV and Rita savage Damron. Bill graduated from the University of Kentucky with a Bachelor's of Science degree in Civil Engineering. He was a big Kentucky football and basketball fan and loved attending games with his family. Bill founded, with his uncle, Sy Clark, Sr., deAm-Ron Building Systems (DBS), a precast concrete manufacturing plant, and was currently serving as president and was partners in the company with his two cousins, Sy Clark and Greg Clark. He served as the lead engineer and built many structures in the tri-state area. Even as a hard worker and UK fan, Bill loved his family more than anything. Bill was of the Catholic faith and grew up attending St. Stephen Cathedral and St. Stephen School.

Bill was survived by his wife of 54 years, Anne (Mitchell) Damron; his son William Wallace Damron VI (Jacky) of Owensboro; his daughters, Dyan Damron of Owensboro and Tollie Medley (Michael Darin) of Dunwoody, Georgia; four grandchildren, Michael Darin Medley, Jr. (Mick), Carolanne Cecelia Medley, Vivian Grace Medley, and William Wallace Damron (Liam); a sister, Jeannie Ann Damron of Johns Creek, Georgia; a brother, Jack (Theresa) Damron of Frankfort, and several nieces and nephews.

A Memorial Mass will be 2 PM Saturday, January 30, at St. Stephen Cathedral. Visitation will be 12:00 PM until 2:00 PM Saturday at the church.

The number of those attending the visitation or service shall be within current health and safety directives. Family and friends shall wear appropriate personal protective masks when attending.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Yewell Trek Bicycle Ride to benefit the Yewell Boys and Girls Homes, c/o David Yewell, 221 W. 2nd Street, Owensboro, KY 42303. Memories and condolences to the family can be shared at www.glenncares.com.

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900 Old Hartford Road
Owensboro, KY 42303
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