HOPKINSVILLE, KY - William (Bill) Duerr passed away on April 24, 2012. A native of Shrewsbury, Pennsylvania, he was born May 1, 1930, the son of the late Alvin and Marie Julia Fry Duerr. He had served in the Army and was retired from the Air Force and the Tennessee Air National Guard with a total of 30 years of military service. He was a former marketing and public relations director for WTAE-TV in Pittsburgh and in the 1970's had headed United Way campaigns in Hopkinsville. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, the Eagles and the Elks and was a member of SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church.
His wife, Leah Hall Duerr, passed away in 2002. Survivors include two sons, Brian J. Duerr, Clarksville, Tennessee, and Jeff A. Duerr, Pembroke, KY; a daughter, Mrs. Murray (Judith) Wall, Franklin, Tennessee, and five grandchildren. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Foundation or to the Eagles.
Memorial Service is at 6 p.m., Friday, April 27, 2012. He will be cremated. Arrangements handled by Lamb Funeral Home.
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