David William Darnell

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David William Darnell, age 83, of Independence, died Sept. 6, 2018 at Waddell Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Galax.
He was born May 24, 1935 in Fries, to William Charlie Darnell and Rose Johnson Darnell. He is preceded in death by his wife, Alice Charlene Darnell.
Surviving are three daughters and spouses: Mary and Elbert Gravely of Fries, Teresa and David Edwards of Independence and Linda and Mark Nuckolls of Independence; son, Michael Darnell of Elk Creek; sister, Geneva Bourne of Fries; niece, Tildy Bourne; grandchildren, Lee, Chele, John, Andrew, David, Allison, Brandi and Sarah; and four great-grandchildren.
Graveside services were held Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018 in Forest Cemetery, Elk Creek. Rev. Jeff Pickett officiated.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Mountain Valley Hospice and Palliative Care, 401 Technology Ln., Suite 200, Mt. Airy, NC 27030 or Fries Fire and Rescue Squad, 832 E. Main  St., Fries, VA 24330.
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home of Independence is serving the family.
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Published in The Declaration on Sept. 12, 2018
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