Timothy Lee Darnell

October 5, 1962 ~ March 30, 2022 (age 59)


Timothy Lee Darnell, age 59, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 9:50 am on March 30, 2022 at his home in Mount Vernon.


Timothy was born October 5, 1962 in Germany, the son of the late James and Doris (Saughae) Darnell. He married Thelma Ham on March 24, 1984 in Benton, Illinois. She survives.


Timothy is also survived by his daughter, Robin Davis and husband, David of Branson, Missouri; son, Dustin Darnell and wife, Angel of Mount Vernon, Illinois; son, Travis Darnell; siblings, James "Jim"  Darnell of Thompsonville, Illinois, Tammy Todich of West Frankfort, Illinois, Connie Freeman of West Frankfort, Illinois; several nieces and nephews including, Jesse James Darnell and Rebecca Wilkins; and numerous great-nieces and great-nephews.


He was preceded in death by his parents. 


Prior to his retirement, Timothy had worked as an auto mechanic. His love of cars and tinkering on them always remained. He liked monster trucks especially, Big Foot. 


Timothy will be dearly missed by all those that knew and loved him. 


A private family gathering was held in the slumber room of Maxton-Rosado Funeral Home where the family shared in wonderful memories and said their final good-byes to a most wonderful and loving man prior to cremation rites. 


Maxton-Rosado Funeral Home (11 S. Hickory Street; Du Quoin, Illinois 62832) is assisting the family with final arrangements. For more information or to sign the memorial guestbook online, please visit or call 618-542-2020. 


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