Joseph Edwin Darst (1937 - 2018)

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  • "You have our sympathies."
    - Junie, Carolyn and Alan Mattingly of Mattingly Funeral Home
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    - Katrina Eckenfels
  • "Love you Dad and miss you so much already."
    - Cesley Darst
  • "Love you uncle Ed you will be truly missed, losing your..."
    - Matt Peerenboom
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Joseph Edwin Darst, 80, Cox's Creek, passed away Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at U.K. Hospital in Lexington.
He was born on Nov. 29, 1937 in Leitchfield. He was a former employee of General Electric and a former Nelson County School Bus Driver. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps. He was an avid coin collector and also enjoyed tinkering with old clocks.
He was preceded in death by: his parents, George Edwin and Mary Ellen Smallwood Darst; one sister, Betty Peerenboom; and one brother, Charles Darst.
Survivors include: his wife of 56 years, Cordie Phelps Darst; three daughters, Joann Darst of Clarksville, Indiana, Edwinnia Wasdin (Joel) of Jacksonville, Florida, and Datha Thompson (Eric) of Holy Cross; one son, Greg Darst of Holy Cross; five grandchildren, Burcu Darst, Joey Darst, Erica Thompson, Joshua Darst, and Cory Thompson.
Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, June 8, at Mattingly Funeral Home, 195 Holy Cross Road, Loretto, with cremation to follow. Deacon Joseph R. Dant will preside.
Visitation is 3-7 p.m. Friday at Mattingly Funeral Home.
Mattingly Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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Loretto, KY 40037
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Published in The Lebanon Enterprise on June 13, 2018
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