LeRoy M. Danner
Lieutenant Colonel, United States Army
a contemporary press report:
LeRoy M. "Jim" Danner, 80, a retired Army Lieutenant Colonel who was a logistics management specialist during and after his military career, died April 9, 2002, at the Sunrise of Oakton assisted living facility.
Colonel Danner began his 25-year military career when he entered the Army in 1940. During World War II, he served in Europe, where he received the Legion of Merit and the Bronze Star.
He was later assigned to the Army Materiel Command as a member of the personal staff of six deputy commanding generals for logistic support and materiel readiness.
He rejoined the Army Materiel Command a year after he retired from active military duty in 1965 and continued to work there until 1984.
Colonel Danner, a Falls Church resident for 40 years, was born in Yuma, Arizona.
He was a volunteer for the National Wildlife Association.
Survivors include his wife of 40 years, Edna
Virginia Danner of Falls Church; two sons, Jay C. Danner of Charles Town,
W. Va., and Neal J. Danner of Marietta, Ga.; and two grandchildren.
On Tuesday, April 9, 2002. Beloved husband
of Edna V. Danner; father of Jay C. and Neal J. Danner; grandfather of
Erin L. and Jacob K. Danner. Graveside services with Full Military Honors
will be held at Arlington National Cemetery