Thomas Darrell Verner (age 98) passed away on Saturday, December 10, 2016, in Bethesda, MD after a brief illness. Oldest son of the late Tom and Gracie Verner, Darrell is survived by his wife of 67 years, Jerry; son, Douglas (Diane) of Maryland; daughter, Cheryl McCarthy (Michael) of South Carolina; grandchildren, Taylor Casey (Peter), Alexandra Harrison (Matthew), Thomas McCarthy (Rebecca) and Austin Verner; four great-grandchildren; brother, Afton of Texas and sister, Carolyn Brent of Texas.
Darrell Verner served as USAID Controller (before the Chief Financial Officer position was established) throughout the 1970s. It is believed that he retired from USAID in the early 1980s. Darrell was very active in the Association of Government Accountants (AGA) during its earliest days, bringing together financial professionals from across government.