Lloyd E. Darling, Sr. (80) of Edinburg


Published on October 15 2012 9:53 am

Lloyd E. Darling Sr., 80, of Edinburg, IL passed away at 11:53 pm on October 12, 2012 at Taylorville Memorial Hospital.

Funeral services will be at 11:00 am on Tuesday October 16th 2012 at the Barkley Funeral Chapel 300 N. Kentucky St. in Greenup, IL. Visitation will be held one hour before services at the funeral chapel.  Burial will be in the Harmony Cemetery rural Greenup, IL.

Lloyd was born in Cumberland County Illinois on October 29, 1931 the son of Cleo & Mildred (Carlen) Darling. He married Barbara Carpenter on August 1, 1953. Surviving is his loving wife Barb; Son Lloyd Darling Jr. and wife Terry of Rochester, IL and Daughter Sharon Van Meter of Riverton, IL; Grandchildren Jeffrey Van Meter and Amanda Bly; Great grandchildren Jeffrey Van Meter Jr. and Lydia Bly. Lloyd was preceded in death by his parents and brothers Bill, Russell and Lendon Darling; Sisters Maurine Decker and Rosalie Metzler.

Lloyd worked for Berry Fertilizer Company for over 20 years. He was a member of the National Rifle Association, he was an avid hunter and fisherman, and loved the outdoors.

Memorials in his honor can be made to The NRA Foundation 11250 Waples Mill Road Fairfax, VA 22030. On line condolences can be expressed at www.barkleyfuneralchapels.com