- 72 years old
- Date of birth: Mar 1, 1937
- Place of birth:
Bountiful, Utah, United States
- Date of passing: Aug 4, 2009
- Place of passing:
Hayward, California, United States
"Not a day goes by that I don't think about you Darrell. I'm sure you know that. I would think time would heal but life's never quite the same with out you.I was blessed to have you as my friend and you left me with many fond memories. Trying to be the kind of man you were!"
"How time flies! Seven years without you. Its seems like yesterday you were here giving me brotherly advice. Wish it were so today! Still missing you just as much as always. Sending love to you in heaven.
Your lil sis"
"I was looking for old friends and came across this memorial for Darrell. I only knew him for a short time many years ago, but always considered him to be a good friend. You will be missed."
"Hey Darrell, another birthday comes and goes and we all still miss you here........"
"Happy birthday Darrell,
I hope you've been reunited with my brother. I know you guys worked side-by-side for almost 40 years. I'm sure you've showed him the ropes again. Save me a spot. Can't wait to see you guys again."
"You are still missed my brother. Every day! Every day stretches it out some, but the hole in my heart is still there. Love you and a hug rather you like it or not."
"Forever missed is simply an understatement....
It seems like only yesterday you were here"
"I still miss you like it was yesterday! I know that will never go away till I meet with you again! Wish I could give you a hug. I know you would hate that! Miss and Love you as always. Your little sister"
"Happy late Birthday as usual.Still hard to find words to say. Cant wait to see you again, and when I do Im sure the words will flow like diarrhea. As fast as time goes I'm sure it won't be long but not soon enough. Thanks again for being my friend.
"Happy Birthday Cuz. You are missed by many. We will see you again so behave yourself.
Love ya Polly & Aunt Gracie"
"Happy 78th buddy. I so miss ya Darrell. I'm sure your celebrating today and doing it with style! I'll see ya one day my friend."
"Happy Birthday Darrell... I always remember you on this day.... Love you , wish you were here."
"Happy Birthday! As you know I have moved. I know you came with me
as you did not want to be left behind! :o) Miss you as always, but know you are with me everyday. Love and Kisses my big brother!
Your sis Helen"
"Happy Birthday Uncle D. I miss you and think of you so much."
"The years are flying by Darrell, I only wish we could have that long awaited visit we never had. Miss and love you, we will visit again in another time..... Love Sissie"
"Hey my friend, think of you often. In Sturgis for bike week again remembering the good times, miss you lots.........."
"Hey my friend, I just know things have got to be better in your world than in this one! things have never been the same since you left buddy, but I knew there was no one quite like you. Miss you and think of you every single day. I look forward to seeing you one day, and that makes me feel so good!"
"Okay you! I left you a flower and a note. Now I see NO note and a Candle lit! Nice to see you still have you're sense of HUMOR hahaha... I can't believe five years have passed already. I Miss You My Friend...."
"Time goes so fast. It won't be too long before we meet again. Amazing how things change through our journey through life. Cant wait to meet up again.
"Wow five years today! I still miss you as much now as then. Remember wherever I go you will be with me. Love and miss you. See you! Sis"
"Happy Birthday Big Guy ~
Miss you still and think of you often as so many things have changed...
Love Always, D"
"Thinking of you. Happy Birthday to you. Miss you always.
Love your Little sis Helen"
Miss you.... always
I can't believe its been 4 years already. George and I had breakfast at Doug's this morning and we thought about you. One of your favorite places to eat. Love Ya and still miss you a lot. Your lil sis Helen"
"Happy birthday buddy. Time seems to go so fast these days,wont be too long before we hook up again. I look very forward to that day. Im sure you will have the place all costomized and 100s or things to show me and impress me all over again. Cant wait to see you again."
"Happy Birthday! Wow I know you won't believe you would be 76.
I'm sure we would argue about that. :o)
I know you seen your crab feed was again a success. Its a place for your friends to reach out and touch you. Miss you everyday.
Love Ya Lil sis"
"Happy Birthday D , I still miss you so much, especially our talks.... I'm in Hawaii right now... Sitting around thinking of you and your Birthday also the anniversary of my beginning with the Teamsters 28 yrs ago March 1 1985.... I Miss you lots but your so in a better place... God Bless you"
"Missing you this Christmas day dear brother.
Hope your having a great one up there.
Remember no humbug in heaven. Love your sis"
"That is the truth, it's not the same without you. I miss you Uncle Darrell."
"Miss you my friend, Things aren't the same without you........"
"You are one of a kind. One of the most unforgettable people I've ever met. Miss talking to you and working with you.
Jim and Sue"
"I think of you often my "Friend", I miss our talks (or lectures) very much... I'd tell you to rest in peace, though I'm sure your very busy up there keeping all those HotRods & Harley's looking Hot in Heaven....
"Still missing you as much as I did 3 years ago. The void is still
there and will be till I see you again! Love your little sis Helen"
"Has it really been two years? You will always be remembered and missed. Butch must have been sent back to us by the good Lord and you. I know you must have had a hand in it. Take care Angel. Love you, Sissie"
"I know you would argue with me, but you would be 75 today, and I am sorry your not here to dispute that. You always made me younger then I was. :0). Love Ya always your Sis Helen"
"Happy Birthday dearest! I hope you enjoy your party in the big sky, but still wish you were here instead. Miss you always, think of you always, and remember, always in my heart, never far from my mind. Much love to you my dearest.
"Hey Big Guy... Wishing you a very Happy Birthday. Hope your enjoying your new home, still would much have you here... The Crab Feed just's not the same without you, Helen does a wonderful job though keeping it all together :O) I should have listened to you about your friend, but when did I ever listen? Miss you so very much... Love always, D xoxoxo's"
"Happy New year!
You were on my mind all through christmas.
Not everyone is lucky enough to have had their own Mr Scooge
in their life. I am really blessed for the memories of you.
Love and miss you every day!!!!! your little Sis"
"Hey Bro! I was on a road trip on the 4th and thought about you all day long.
I was remembering one of our road trips to Petaluma to the turkey farm. We ate
at the turkey restaurant. I miss that with you! Luv Sis"
"Two years have already passed.It still seems so unreal to me that your gone,I miss talking to you "my Friend" God Bless you in Hot Rod Heaven, I know God needed your help but I still had a few things on my list for you too...Forever your are missed in all our hearts, luv D xoxo's"
"Seems like yesterday rather than 2 years. Miss you and think of you every single day. Remember my mom? She left to join you this past March so look for her and give her a hug - you know she'll hug you back! Always in my heart............ Luvu, Patti"
"Darrell I remember when I was 17 and I visited once and you gave me the first ride in a convertible, it was red and I just loved the way you made me feel special. For a country girl it was a thrill. Love you and wish we had more time to be together. Love Sissie"
"I just wanted to say that I miss you as much now as ever. I can't believe you have been gone for 2 years now. I was on the hill cutting weeds a couple of days ago and I swear I could hear your voice. It's not the same without you here. Love you always, T"
"Read all the words in your tribute and it is evident that you live on. In the memories of everyone you ever knew. You left us with many and mine are vivid. Loved you then Love you now. Always on my mind Sis."
i have reached the age that i am looking up people that i havent seen or thought of in many, many years. i an saddened at the news that darrell passeed. i can see that he had a great wife and family..gone but not forgoten"
"Happy Birthday Cuz, Miss you so much. We will see each other again someday. Behave yourself up there.
"Happy Birthday Dearest!! Hope you're having a great party! Think about you each and every day, and especially on this day. I keep hearing you say "waddya doin" - thanks for the messages. I'll be seein ya again, and don't forget, always in my heart, never far from my mind. Much Love, Patti"
"Helen, I'm sure he loves what you've done with the house. It looks Wonderful! Your never alone in the House, he'll always be there with you...your dream proves that. You take care and we'll get together for dinner soon :O) xoxoxo's"
"Happy birthday buddy, I'm a little selfish, but wish you were around so we could celebrate your day in some way. I owe ya a great lunch some where special, your choice, when I see you next! You always bring a smile to my face when I think about ya, your a one of kind guy. Always miss you..........Marcos"
"Happy Birthday Big Brother! I had a dream last night that you and I were out
visiting Gary and Sendy Souza and having one of her lamb dinners. When I woke up this morning I realized it was your birthday. So guess you were just reminding me of that. Well I didn't forget. Hope you like what I've done to the house!!
Miss you terribly. Hope you are behaving! Love your Sis Helen"
"Happy Birthday. If I were with you today I would make you some Cioppino for dinner. I miss you terribly. Love, Tina"
"Happy Birthday Darrell, it's so hard your not being here... I loved calling you on this day to give you crap. Anyways I miss you dearly. Keith sends his Birthday wishes too... love ya big guy :O)"
"FOR 50 YEARS YOU WHERE ALWAYS FIXING SOMETHING FOR ME IN
ALL THE CRAZY BUSINESES I WAS DOING,YOU WHERE SPECIAL FRIEND. BILL QUARRY"
"Always in my heart - never far from my mind. With much love, Patti"
"Darrell,Even after 1-1/2 years I still cant find the words to express my feelings.I think about you almost every day and miss those daily conversations.I will never forget the true friend you were to me.Thanks for being there when I needed you. R.I.P. Jeff"
"The end of the day :O) Rest in Peace big guy. Helen I hope your got through the day o.k. and have found peace in your heart....xoxoxo's love always Denise <3"
"Hi Big Brother!
Sure miss you even though its been a year it still seems like yesterday when you
were here. See you someday soon. Love and miss you. Lil sis."
"Oh yeah! I still LOVE YA, even though you didn't warn me about your "friend" K... I owe you one :O) Damn I wish you were here..............."
"Cant believe you've been gone a year. I miss not having you 2 call,or hearing about your latest projects.I'm sure the hot rods & bikes up there are looking cool as hell. Say hello 2 Ron 4 me. I miss U"
"Hey pal,hope your doing just fine. I can't believe it has been a year that has passed already. Life has never quite been the same without ya. Sure miss you."
"I am having such a hard time with the anniversary of your leaving. I just don't know how to bear it sometimes. I miss you."
"I miss you more all the time. I am looking forward to seeing you again."
"Hi Big Brother
Sorry I didn't write this Monday on your Birthday, but was thinking of you all day.
I miss the argument we used to have every year about our age difference.
I will add the story."
"HAPPY BIRTHDAY DARRELL, It all seems so wrong that your not here for me to call today. Who else would take my smart ass call on their birthday reminding them they are older than dirt?..Miss You xoxo's"
"Still missing you
"I have so many good memories of our times together. You were my cousin in childhood an my friend in adulthood. You will be missed."
"Baby brother how I miss you. All my memories seem to be of you when you were in deed a baby bro. The few I have of you as a grown man a few, but will be cherished. Love you Sis Oral"
""We are so sad and we miss you. You meant a lot to us and thank you for that beautiful shining piece of your life that will aways grace our zeppelin. Til we see you again, all our love."
"We all love you and will miss you."
"Darrell thank you for your friendship, Inspiration, and everything you have taught me. you will be missed brother. RIP"
"Darrell, thanks for letting me know you're O.K...Hope to see you again, Take Care my friend."
"I'll miss you Darrell.
You have been a great friend to my husband, and very caring & thoughtful to me and our boys. I will miss your stories and think of you every Sunday when you would call. Love, Julie DeLima"
"Darrell, I'm not sure what to say.I was in S.D. when I got the call Tues. I got you a Sturgis shirt,surprise. Love you & I will deeply miss you,I hope you'll still look out for me like you always have"
"I remember 1956 riding with you through Crow Canyon in your first ol Merc painted primer gray. No seats, we rode on a stack of wooden coke boxes. I'll miss you."
"From the crew at Dominator Street Rods
He will be missed by all."
"Uncle Darrell- My last memory of you was cherry picking, and I can't think of a better one! I will never see a cherry again without thinking of you. :) Love ya, and have fun up there - Hear it's great"
"Although I had not seen Darrell in many many years he was a very caring,thoughtful,respectful and wonderful man. He took me for a midnight ride on his Harley that I will never forget. Thanks"
"Thing just won't be the same without you around, miss you, hope there's hot rods in heaven and if there isn't there will be now.........Keith"
"I will always admire you for what you achieved in your lifetime. You were one of the only truly self made men that I ever met. You will be sorely missed. See ya when I'm done. Kim"
"Thank you my dear Darrell for being my friend, my lover, and most of all for being you. Always in my heart and never far from my mind. I will miss you deeply. Love you always, Patti"
"Uncle Darrell I still can't really believe you are gone. When I get there we will go to the ocean like we talked about. I hear Heaven has better beaches anyway :-) Love ya lots, Tina.""
lit a candle on 08/12/09
Darrell you will be greatly miss.
love, Dave & Leslie Elkins"
"Thank You for sharing a part of your life with me those are memories never forgotten.
Live in peace Uncle Darrell.
"Say "hi" to everyone, and don't be discouraged by the boring food - we'll find some decent eateries when I get there."
"Uncle Darrell I will miss you. I will always remember the good times we had riding around the Delta and just hanging out. I love you,
"Darrell we love you and will always remember you. Love Sis,Butch,Gary and Tami"
"I will miss you big Bro. See you again. Behave up there!
Love Ya Helen"
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