Byron E Darrah,
92, formerly of Scottsburg, passed away Friday, Dec. 17 2010 at FourSeasonsHealthcareCenter in Columbus.
Born March 4 1918 in New Washington, he was the son of Leslie M Darrah and Nora Mount Darrah.
He was an electrical engineer and project
engineer with Duke Energy. He attended PurdueUniversity, was a member of Princeton Christian Church previously serving as
elder, was a former elder and member of First Christian Church of Scottsburg,
past member of Princeton Rotary and was active in Little League as an umpire
Survivors include a son, Rod Darrah( Martha) of DaytonOhio; daughters, Jacqueline D. (Sherman) Franz of Columbus, Jill Wright of Princeton;
10 grandchildren, S. Edward Franz, Stephen J Franz, Michael A Franz, Byron C Darrah, Paul S Darrah, Matthew Darrah, Jason R Darrah, Amanda L.
Darrah Grieve, Darrah Lynn
Gonzalez, Lance R Wright; 14 great-grandchildren, Jonathon Franz, S.
David Franz, Megan E Granz, Lauren E Granz, Elliott P Granz, Morgan Darrah, Erin Darrah, John William
Darrah, Mason R Darrah,
Carter Darrah, Zane Wright, Michael Wright, Rosa
Gonzalez, Julia Gonzalez, and a future little miss yet to be born; a brother
Arthur Darrah of Alexandria; a sister Betty Lodge
(Lars) Hendrickson of Denton Texas.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his
wife, Mary Alice on June 18, 2010; a son, A. William Darrah;
three brothers; and seven sisters.
Memorial services will be at Friday, Dec. 31 2010 at Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home, 80 N. First St. in Scottsburg with elder Robin
Fortner officiating. Burial will
be in ScottsburgCemetery.
Visitation will be until the service hour on Friday at the funeral home.