Darnell Walls, 84

Darnell Walls, 84

EAST LIVERPOOL – Darnell Walls, 84, of East Liverpool, passed away, Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013.

He was born Aug. 13, 1928, in Hamlin, W.Va., a son of the late Frank and Madge Cooper Walls.

He was a retired crane operator at the former Crucible Steel and a faithful member for 55 years of the Newell First Church of the Nazarene.

Darnell was also preceded in death by several brothers and sisters.

Surviving are his wife of 65 years, Myrtle Smith Walls of East Liverpool; two sons, Tom (Nancy) Walls of Newell and Bob (Debbie) Walls of Rhode Island; three daughters, Brenda (Ross) Caruso of Chester, Dorothy (Ralph) Heffner of East Liverpool and Linda (Mike) Tarbet of Leetonia; 12 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild; a brother, Levon Walls of Glenmoor; and a sister, Ivadean Elder of Ohio.

Funeral arrangements will be held privately at the convenience of the family. The Nixon Funeral Home in Newell handled arrangements.