Charles “Chuck” Darnell (October 6, 1952 – September 27, 2021)

Charles “Chuck” Darnell (October 6, 1952 – September 27, 2021)

Charles “Chuck” Darnell (October 6, 1952 - September 27, 2021)

Charles “Chuck” Darnell, 68, passed away Monday, September 27, 2021 at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County in Rock Springs, Wyoming. He was a resident of Green River for the last 25 years and former resident of California and Missouri.

Chuck was born October 6, 1952 in Quincy, Illinois; the son of Russell Dale Darnell and Ruth Fannie Hodson.

He attended schools in Lewistown, Missouri and was a 1970 graduate of Lewistown High School.

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Charles married Patty Fetz on March 1, 1975 in Lewistown, Missouri. 

He worked as a Truck Driver for various companies until his retirement.

Chuck was a jokester who enjoyed phrases like “this is a bunch of bull,” “please, don’t tell your mom” and “this will make your hair curly.”  Chuck “Poppy” enjoyed, spending time with family, puppies and friends; fishing; camping; working in his shop; and playing with his grandbabies.

Survivors include his wife, Patty Darnell of Green River, Wyoming; two daughters, Stacy Reed and husband Michael of Green River; Jamie Hartley and husband John of Green River; three brothers, Buster Darnell of Lewistown, Missouri; Tom Darnell and wife Judy of Monticello, Missouri; Gary Darnell and wife Keela of Lewistown, Missouri; five grandchildren, Aurora Wiekhorst; Maya Wiekhorst; Samantha Reed; Ryker Reed; Sebastian Reed; as well as several cousins; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and four brothers, Jack Darnell; Bob Darnell; Roger Darnell and Bill Darnell.

Following Cremation, there will be no services at his request.

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