Clifton Darnell, 75, of Cave In Rock, IL, died at his residence on Saturday July 4, 2015, surrounded by family.  He was born in Crittenden County, KY, on November 2, 1939 to James Ellis Darnell and Virginia Katherine Coker Darnell.  He was a member of the Union Local 318 and a member of the Church of Christ.
He is survived by his wife, Donna Darnell of Cave In Rock, IL;  son, Freddy Darnell of Cave In Rock, IL;  daughter, Penny (Chester) Holbrook of Elizabethtown, IL;   granddaughters: Jaime (Brad) Walkins,  Krissy (John) Biggs,  Dena (Justin) Hastie, Carly Madison (Brody) Hale; nine great-grandchildren; and a brother, James Connie Darnell of Smithland, Ky.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Virginia Darnell.
Hardin County Funeral Services, Rose-Gilbert Funeral Home, is in charge of arrangements.  Funeral services were held Monday, July 6, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. at the Church of Christ.  The family received visitors from 2:00 p.m. until service time.  Bro. Justin Hastie officiated the services.  Burial followed at Cave Hill Cemetery.