Bill Denning is a 2001 graduate of Mt. Vernon High School. Bill has a long history of serving the people of Posey County. This passion started at a young age watching several family members work within the fire service. He joined the Point Township Fire Department when he was 16 and is still and active member serving as Asst. Chief. Through the fire department he also obtained his EMT certification which he still holds. In 2003 he joined the Posey County Coroner’s Office as a deputy coroner and was elected Coroner in 2019 for Posey County. In addition, he also became an officer with the Mt. Vernon Police Department in 2005 as a patrolman. He left the Mt. Vernon Police Department to become a Deputy Sheriff for the Posey County Sheriff’s Office in 2007 where he held that position until he was elected Coroner. He now serves as a Deputy Town Marshal in New Harmony.
Bill earned his Associate’s degree in Mortuary Science from Vincennes University in 2017. He served out his apprenticeship with Stendeback Family Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon. He joined their business as a full time Funeral Director in 2019.
Bill is a member of the Point Township Church of the Nazarene and active in many of the church’s activities. He is also a member of the Posey County FOP lodge.
Bill is the oldest child of Mike and Rita (Cox) Denning. He resides with his wife, Kari, and three children, Reagan, Jaylie, and Brayden. He enjoys doing anything outdoors and staying active with his children and their many activities. In his spare time, he likes working in woodshop making various items from recycled items he is able to find.