Darrell Joseph Greenway, beloved husband, father, son, brother, grandfather and friend, passed away March 5, 2014, in Ruby. He was born in Fairbanks on March 18, 1959, to John and Rita Greenway. |
Darrell was raised in Fairbanks and made a home for himself and family in Ruby for the past 14 years. Darrell worked construction through Local 302, working "up north" and as a warehouseman with Interior Regional Housing with his friends. He was always there to help if he saw the need or heard there was a need of a "friend."
Darrell loved to spend time in the wilderness, whether it was hunting, trapping, boating, gathering firewood, camping - anything to do with the outdoors.
Darrell was preceded in death by his mother, Rita Greenway; grandmother, Katherine Mayo; step-daughter, Stephanie D. Bennis; grandparents, Joseph and Dora Nicholia; and aunts and uncles.
Darrell is survived by his wife, Dawn C. Greenway, and his children: daughters, Shavonn Greenway, and her children, Ryan and Chasity Greenway; Kimberly Greenway, and her son, Peyton Marks; Angela Huntington-Albert, and her son, Benjamin Newman, and his three daughters; step-sons, Scott Sommer and Kody Honea; and step-daughter, Shalene, and husband, Malcolm Nickoli, and children, Malcolm and Keilani.
He also is survived by his father-in-law, Don Honea Sr., and mother-in-law, Clara Honea; father, John Greenway Sr.; sisters, Doreen Shank, and children, Richard and Kevin Shank, and Alexander and Laura Gudschinsky; Debbie Mitchell and husband, Chuck, and children, Jason and Kelly Mitchell; brother, John Greenway Jr., and children, John Greenway III and Vanessa Vondra; sisters, Grace McGuire, and children, Gregory (step-son), Nathan, John, Jesse McGuire, April Estell; Jeanette, and husband, Douglas Pitka; Kathryn Greenway, Douglas and Julia Pitka, Carol Greenway, Donna Greenway, and children, Patricia Homan, Stephanie and Jennifer Greenway, God-child, Stephanie Mayo-Watson; and aunts and uncles, Antoinette "Peggy" Wright, Ruth Macchione, Leonard and Louise Mayo, Edward, Fred, Clyde and Kathy Mayo; and many many nieces and nephews. Darrell had many friends and all were important to him.
Visitation was held from 11 a.m. to noon Monday, March 10, with memorial service at noon at St. Matthew's Episcopal Church in Fairbanks, with the Rev. Scott Fisher officiating. A potluck/covered dish followed in the Parish Hall.
Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. today, March 12, in Ruby, with burial at the Ruby Cemetery. Roger Huntington will officiate. Potlatch will start at 5 p.m.
Published in Daily News-Miner on Mar. 12, 2014