Kevin D. Darnell

Kevin Daniel Darnell, of Eaton Rapids, passed away July 9, 2021, at the age of 61. Kevin was born in Howell, Mich., August 1, 1959, the son of Clarence and Lillian (Bunker) Darnell. He was a 1978 graduate of Eaton Rapids High School. Kevin worked with Farm Bureau for four years and Decra-Loc for nine years as a paving stone strapper. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, collecting toy tractors, farm scenery and model cars. He loved the time he was able to spend with his family and friends.
Kevin is survived by his wife, Paula Darnell; daughter, Clarice Glennie of Eaton Rapids; grandchildren, Tiffini (Jeramy Smith) Darnell, Samantha (Thomas Belcher) Holbrook, Nicole (Michael Richards) Holbrook, Shannon Holbrook; five great-grandchildren, with another on the way; brothers, Ronald and Ray Darnell; sisters, Lois (Dave) Clark, Karen Roebuck and Ila (Larry) Collins; many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Clarence, Terry and Lyle Darnell.
No services are planned at this time. For those desiring to make a memorial contribution, they may be sent to the family in care of the Mills Funeral Home. Arrangements were entrusted to the Mills Funeral Home, Shelly-Odell Chapel in Eaton Rapids. Please visit to place online condolences.