raymond darnell
Raymond Kenneth Darnell passed away Wednesday, October 7, 2020, at Trinity West Hospice in Steubenville; he was 91 years old. He was born May 23, 1929, in Tyler County, West Virginia, to the late Alvie and Rena Dawson Darnell. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Neva June Flanagan Darnell, on July 13, 2004. Raymond worked for the Weirton Steel Corporation as a crane operator for 32 years. He attended Tyler County Schools and served his country proudly with the United States Army from 1951-1953. An outdoorsman at heart, Raymond enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, and cutting grass. He was a member of the Weirton Steel 25 year club. He also enjoyed traveling during his retirement to many places, especially to Clearwater and Tarpon Springs, Florida, and visiting his son in Moody, Texas. Left to cherish his memory are his sons, Tom Darnell of Weirton, Brian(Stacey) Darnell of Weirton, Bob Darnell of Moody, Texas, and his grandson Josh(Lori) Darnell of Oregon, Ohio. Raymond’s family will receive his friends Saturday, October 10, from 1 until 3 pm at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton. Interment will take place in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens All in attendance are encouraged to wear a face covering and practice social distancing. Share tributes at www.grecohertnick.com.

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  1. I am deeply sorry for your loss. I loved stopping to see Raymond when I was in town. Always so happy, welcoming, and full of life. Made sure I never went thirsty. 😊 He will be missed. Good friend to my dad and a great father to his sons. ❤️

  2. May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time, May you come to know that the love of God is with you always, May your memories of Raymond Kenneth Darnell, give you peace, comfort and strength… Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete. I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten. My thoughts and prayers to the family of …. US Army Veteran, Raymond Kenneth Darnell, is “A True American Hero” God Bless† † Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

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