Rader Funeral Home - Kilgore, TX

Donald "Chuck" Darden
March 25, 2018
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A Celebration of Life for chuck Darden, 61, of Kilgore, will be held at 11 am on Thursday, March 29, 2018 in the Chapel of Rader Funeral Home in Kilgore with Rev. Dudley Plaisance officiating. Interment will follow in the Pirtle Cemetery. Mr. Darden completed his earthly journey on Sunday, March 25, 2018 in his home.

Chuck was born on November 14, 1956, to Charley and Virginia Darden in Kilgore. He graduated from Kilgore High School in 1975. He was an over the road truck driver for Conway until his retirement. Chuck enjoyed woodworking, camping, golf and watching westerns. Having the nickname “Grizzly” he loved anything that was bear related. He was a faithful member of Pirtle Methodist Church in Kilgore where he played the guitar and sang in the choir. Chuck enjoyed cooking and was an avid chili cook and he was the head of the CASA chili cook off. He also was the head of the Pirtle Methodist Church gumbo cook off and he enjoyed boiling crawfish.

Left to cherish his memory are his children, Falyn Jones and her husband Jason of Longview, Haley Darden of Austin and a niece, Ashley Spencer and her husband Coy of Arp. Also, left to carry on his legacy are numerous fellow church members and friends.

Chuck was preceded by his parents and brother Dennis Darden.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday from 5 until 7 in the evening.

Donald "Chuck" Darden
March 25, 2018
Visitation Schedule
Rader Funeral Home of Kilgore
401 North Martin Street
Kilgore, TX  75662
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
5p - 7p
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Funeral Services
Chapel at Rader Funeral Home
401 N. Martin St.
Kilgore, TX  75662
Thursday, March 29, 2018
11 am
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Pirtle Cemetery
County Road 174 at County Road 173
Kilgore, TX  75662
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