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Terry Gene Darnell Obituary

Terry Gene Darnell
  • National Kidney Foundation
    5201 Kingston Pike, Suite 6-130
    Knoxville, TN 37919

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“My heart goes out to your family. My prayers lifted up for strenght and love through this very difficult time. ”
1 of 15 | Posted by: Amber McCosh Henry - Niota, TN

“Deepest condolences to the Darnell family. I only met Terry a few times as a friend of Jason's. He welcomed me into his home as if we'd know each...Read More »
2 of 15 | Posted by: Michael Clark - Stockton, CA

“Terry was the Best Friend, Big Brother and Cousin a man could ever ask for. I will miss him everyday. Love Howard ”
3 of 15 | Posted by: Howard Galyon - Knoxville, TN

This was the last time my husband and I saw Terry. “My husband worked with Terry and even helped build his last home. We brought our children out to play while their daddy worked. Terry and Diane were...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: Crystal Wallace - maryville, TN

“So sorry to have heard of Terry's death and I missed the receiving of friends as I didn't find out till last night. I will be at the funeral today....Read More »
5 of 15 | Posted by: Frank LaRue - Louisville, TN

“So sorry to have heard of Terry's death and I missed the receiving of friends as I didn't find out till last night. I will be at the funeral today....Read More »
6 of 15 | Posted by: Frank LaRue - Louisville, TN

“We're very sorry for your loss. Terry was a great friend and supporting neighbor, we'll miss him...Love Neal and Karron ”
7 of 15 | Posted by: Neal and Karron Perkins - TN

“Dear Darnell Family, We are so sorry for the loss of Terry. May God bless, strengthen, and encourage you each day. Prayers, Lisa (Starkey)...Read More »
8 of 15 | Posted by: Lisa Moore - Knoxville, TN

“Diane and family - we are so sorry to hear of Terry's passing. His journey here is finished but he has begun his walk with God on the golden paths...Read More »
9 of 15 | Posted by: Charlie & Pat Hawkins - TN

“I am so sorry about your loss and the passing of Terry. Terry was a good guy and always made me feel part of the family. He was always telling some...Read More »
10 of 15 | Posted by: Charlie McFalls - sevierville, TN

“Jason, We are so sorry to hear about your dad. I remember how fun he was on our Beta Club trip when we were at Middlesettlements. Such a sweet guy....Read More »
11 of 15 | Posted by: Lee Ann (Mashburn) Whitehead - TN

“John and I are are so sad.. Just had a hard time facing the fact that Terry had to go.. We always enjoyed being around him . He was so much fun ....Read More »
12 of 15 | Posted by: Juanita Keymer - Harrison, AR

“remember going to your parents house for a party....remember all the ballgames and how much fun we all had......Jason - keep all the great memories.....Read More »
13 of 15 | Posted by: Betty Bowerman - Maryville, TN

“You were not only my uncle, but also my friend. You will be sadly missed and fondly remembered. ”
14 of 15 | Posted by: Sherry Scott - Harriman , TN

“Terry was an inspiration to all. No matter how much pain he was in he had a smile. We loved him so much. Praying for his family. ”
15 of 15 | Posted by: Doris Darnell McPeters - Wilder, TN


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Terry Gene Darnell age 60 of Louisville passed away Saturday, July 21, 2012 at Fort Sanders Regional Hospital. He will be greatly missed by all. Terry was a graduate of Powell High School and had many passions and successes in life, but none greater than his family. He was a successful business owner for over 20 years, but more importantly he was a great family man his entire life. He truly put others first and was always available to lend a helping hand. He was never more at peace than when he was sitting on his front porch overlooking the lake sharing stories with his friends. His passion for boating and spending time on the water will live on in his children and grandchildren. Terry was preceded in death by his father, Gene Darnell; step-father, Fred Foster; father-in-law, Pearl Scott, Sr. He leaves behind his wife, Diane Darnell; son and daughter-in-law, Jason and Brooke Darnell; daughter and son-in-law, Staci and Travis McCosh; grandchildren, Emerson Darnell, Maddi and Conner Beddingfield, and Max and Jayelee McCosh; mother, Nancy Foster; mother-in-law, Fannie Scott; brother, Randy Darnell; sisters and brothers-in-law, Kim and Chuck Ellms; and Geoffrey and Joe Mountain; special niece, Maria Mountain and several other nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. The family would like to express a special "Thank you" to Shawn C. at Fort Sanders Regional Cardio ICU, all doctors and nurses and Fresenius Dialysis Clinic on Western Avenue, and Preacher David Snyder. Funeral service will be at 7:30 p.m. Monday, July 23, 2012 in the Smith Trinity Chapel with Rev. Robert Holmes officiating. Interment will be at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, July 24, 2012 at Holston College Cemetery in Louisville with Rev. Billy Baker officiating. Memorial donations may be made to the National Kidney Foundation, 5201 Kingston Pike, Suite 6-130, Knoxville, TN 37919 in memory of Terry. Family will receive friends from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Monday at Smith Funeral & Cremation Service in Maryville, 983-1000.