Jack Darnell, 79, of Shelbyville passed away at 6:20 a.m. Tuesday (December 16, 2014) at his residence.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in the Lockart-Green Funeral Home, Shelbyville with Pastor Mike Reynolds officiating. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Friday. and 30 minutes before service time on Saturday. Masonic rites will be held at 8:00 p.m. Friday. The family requests CASUAL ATTIRE. Burial will be in the Findlay Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Shiner’s Childrens Hospital.
Jack was born March 19, 1935 in Pickaway Township, Shelby County the son of Fred and Mabel (Wilson) Darnell. He married Diana Riley December 29, 2006 in Shelbyville.
Jack was a farmer and local contractor. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge and Moose Lodge of Shelbyville and the Ansar Shrine of Springfield.
Surviving are his wife, Diana; son,Steven W. Darnell (Dena) of Shelbyville; step-daughter, Kim Bathe (Shad) of Shelbyville; brother, Lloyd Wilson Darnell (Rosie) of Guntersville, AL; sister, Virginia Frances Wilhelm of Decatur; grandchildren, Scott Darnell, Kevin Darnell, Kelcie Darnell, Shayla Darnell; step-grandchildren, Nikki Barnes and Keifer Bathe; great-grandchildren, Skyler, Khloe, Case, Raeley and Malyah.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Harlan Darnell.