Family and friends mourn the loss of William Lewis “Bill Daprano”

By | November 17, 2021

Bill Daprano Death – Cause of Death – William Lewis “ Uncle Bill “ Daprano was reported dead in a release made on the 15th of November 2021 by Ken Stone. William Lewis popularly known as Bill Daprano, was the youngest son of IBEW local 613 Charter member FS Daprano Sr.

He served his county in the Navy during World War II, ran track for Livingston University, and worked at old St. Joesph HS in Atlanta as a high school football coach. He later became a successful business man. Daprano was a great athlete and supporter of his superstar wife Jeanne. He was the husband of record-setter and Lyon medalist Jeanne Daprano.

Visitation will be held of Friday, November 19, 2021 at the Mowell Funeral Home in Fayetteville from 5:00-7:00p.m. The Funeral mass will be Saturday, November 20, 2021 at St. Gabriel Catholic Church in Fayerreville at 10:00 a.m. There will also be a live stream of the mass. Interment will follow the service at Westminster Memorial Park in Peachtree city.

Gene O’Kelley said in a post; “My Godfather and Great Uncle has passed. William Lewis “ Uncle Bill “ Daprano. He was also the youngest son of IBEW local 613 Charter member FS Daprano Sr. , my great grand father. Uncle Bill served in the Navy in WW2, ran track for Livingston University, coached high school football at old St. Joesph HS in Atlanta and became a successful business man in his own right. 94 years old I think, You and Aunt Judy are finally reunited!!! The End of an Era, Love you forever.”

Ken Stone said in a tweet; “Today @USAMastersTrack mourns the loss of Bill Daprano, a great athlete and supporter of his superstar wife Jeanne. He provided some great stories.”

Photo Credit – Ken Stone