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Exner, William Joseph
Birth: Saturday, October 26, 1935 in Washington, D.C.
Residence: Chesapeake Beach, Maryland
Death: Saturday, February 09, 2019 at the age of 83
Laid to Rest: in the Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Silver Spring,
William Joseph Exner, 83, of Chesapeake Beach, MD passed
away on February 9, 2019. Bill was born on October 26, 1935
in Washington DC, to William and Edna Exner and was raised
in American University Park neighborhood of Washington D.C.
near Tenleytown. He graduated from St Johns High School in 1953. He went on to
graduate in 1957 from George Washington University where he earned his Bachelor's
degree in Business.
Bill served in the National Guard for six years and spent many years working for Digital
Bill was a lifelong baseball fan, first the Washington Senators and then the Nationals. His
nieces and nephews have fond memories of attending their first baseball games with him.
Bill was also a big fan of the Redskins and Capitals as well as Notre Dame. He was also a
weekly participant in the Sunday Waak basketball league.
Bill was preceded in death by his parents, William Exner and Edna Dyer Exner, and his
brother, Donald Exner.
Bill is survived by sister, Patricia Exner Waak, and his nieces and nephews Stephen Waak
(Mary Beth) of Columbia, MD, Sandra Waak of Chesapeake Beach, MD, Terrence Waak of
Crofton, MD, Brian Waak (Diane) of Bowie, MD, Darren Waak of Bowie, MD, and Karen
Waak of Boston, MA, and his great nieces and nephews Ashley, Stephen, Caroline, and
Arrangements by Rausch Funeral Home.