SPIRO–Joe Darneal, 60, of Spiro, passed away Dec. 19, 2011 in Spiro. He was born June 16, 1951 in Poteau to Benny Alfred and Edna Bell (Morgan) Darneal, was a member of the Choctaw National and an employee of the Choctaw Casino in Pocola.
Funeral services are Thursday at 2 p.m. at Victory Worship Center in Spiro with Rev. Bryan Fouts officiating. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery under the direction of Mallory-Martin Funeral Home of Spiro.
He was preceded in death by his parents; five sisters, Marie Tucker, Betty Boston, Earline Carter, Bonnie Darneal and Phyllis Hensley, four brothers; Eugene Darneal, Bennie Darneal, Robert Darneal and Willie Darneal.
He is survived by his wife, Donna Darneal of the home; three sons Stephen Darneal of Panama, Joseph Darneal of Poteau and Jeffery Darneal of Tampa; one step-daughter, Nicole Seyler of Spiro; a step-son Michael Polk of Spiro; a sister, Judy Bretz and husband Pete of Panama; a brother Euel Wesley Darneal and wife Shirley of Kansas City; 10 grandchildren Courtney Darneal, Alesha Darneal, Sierra Darneal, Deidre Darneal, Stephen Darneal, Cheyenne Darneal, Sophie Darneal, Savannah Darneal, Blake Seyler, and Braylin Seyler.
Pallbearers are Stephen Darneal, Joseph Darneal, Michael Polk, Chris Brad, Wayne Goad, Josh Bryant and Shane Meshaya. Honorary Pallbearers are Joe Petit, Dwayne Crase and David Moore.
You may sign his online guestbook at www.mallorymartinfuneralhome.com.