Darrell W. Wilhite, age 83, of Evansville, IN, passed away at 12:22 p.m. on Sunday, November 17, 2019, at Golden Living Centers - Brentwood.
Darrell was born August 17, 1936, in Nebo, KY, to Howard and Zadie (Cates) Wilhite. He graduated from Madisonville High School in 1954. Darrell was an auto body technician for 37 years with O’Daniel Ranes. He was an avid Steelers football fan, loved listening to country music and enjoyed classic cars.
Darrell is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Peggy (Daniels) Wilhite; daughter, Dottie Riggs (Jim) of Evansville, IN; sons, Daniel “Danny” Wilhite (Diana) of Boise, ID and Tom Wilhite (Angelli) of Newburgh, IN; grandchildren, Jennifer West (Matt), Emily Fehn, Brandon Wilhite (Andrea), Brittney Balbas (Jacob), Christian Wilhite (Courtney), Craig Wilhite and Eric Wilhite; great grandchildren, Alex, Zachary, Ryan, Claire, Brody, Carter, Owen, Olivia, Aubrey, and Easton; and nephews, David (Kae), Steve (Robin) and Brian (Krista) Wilhite.
He is preceded in death by his parents; brother, George Wilhite; and sister in law, June Wilhite.
Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Friday, November 22, 2019 at Boone Funeral Home East Chapel – A Family Tradition Funeral Home, 5330 Washington Avenue with Pastor David Niednagel officiating. Burial will be in Park Lawn Cemetery.
Friends may visit from 10:00 a.m. until time of service, Friday, November 22, 2019 at BOONE FUNERAL HOME EAST CHAPEL.
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