Goshen News, Goshen, IN


November 15, 2013

Marion L. ‘Tim’ Darr

GOSHEN — Marion L. “Tim” Darr, 95, died late Wednesday night at Greencroft Goshen Health Care.

He was born March 28, 1918 in Goshen, to Merle and Hazel (Good) Darr.

On April 10, 1943, he married Elaine L. Coy in Washington, D.C. She died Aug. 27, 2012.

He is survived by two daughters, Carla Darr, Elkhart, and Diane Darr, South Bend; and a sister, Phyllis (K.W.) Kurtz, Millersburg.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; a sister, Shirley Schrock; and a brother, Galen Darr.

Mr. Darr was a member of Calvary United Methodist Church. He served in the United States Army Third Armored Division Spearhead Unit in World War II in the European Theater 1941 to 1945.

He worked as a shipping foreman at Syracuse Rubber Products, retiring in 1983. He was an avid golfer and member of the Wawasee Golf Club and Syracuse American Legion Post 223, where he held many offices locally and at the state level.

Friends may call from 3 to 7 p.m. Monday at Yoder-Culp Funeral Home, Goshen, where a funeral service will take place at 10 a.m. Tuesday. Greencroft Chaplain Vanette Kashmer will officiate.

Burial will follow at Syracuse Cemetery.

Memorial contributions in Tim’s memory may be directed to the Wounded Warrior Project.

Online condolences may be shared at www.yoderculpfuneralhome.com.

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