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Eddie Darnell (1936 - 2014)

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Eddie Franklin Darnell

Melbourne, FL

Eddie Franklin Darnell, 78, of Melbourne, Florida passed away Monday, April 14, 2014 at 10:22pm.

Eddie was born April 6, 1936 in Dresden, TN on a farm to Thomas Mitchell and Brooksie Palmer Darnell.

Eddie is survived by his wife of 47 years, Karen Anne Darnell, his sons Edwin Mitchell, Thomas Robert and Gregory Scott, daughter Dawn Denise, daughter-in-law Rachel Heather, grandson Richard Gregory, mother-in-law Dolores Lindblom, brother-in-laws, sister-in-laws and many other loved ones and friends.

Eddie was a Veteran of the Navy as a submariner, a police officer, and an Airline Captain for National and then Pan American Airways. He was a member of Faith Lutheran Church of Merritt Island where Funeral

Services will be held Saturday, April 19th at 10am. In lieu of flowers, Karen requests donations to be made in memory of Eddie Franklin Darnell to the Lutheran World Relief Fund.

A wonderful husband, father, grandfather, family man and friend to many! He will be greatly missed. Please join the family after the service for a pot-luck style luncheon at the Church. Whether you bring a dish or not, the family invites you to celebrate Eddie Darnell's life.

John 3:16 — For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.



Published in FLORIDA TODAY from Apr. 17 to Apr. 19, 2014
Eddie Franklin Darnell
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