FRESNO-Thomas Stuart Darner, 83, died in his home Wednesday January 9, 2019. A lifelong resident of Coshocton County, Tom was born September 29, 1935 to the late Thomas and Ruth (Sarbaugh) Darner.
Tom was a devoted grandfather and loved watching his grandkids play sports. He had many hobbies over the course of his life, boating, running beagle dogs, and shooting trap to name a few. Tom continued to be an avid hunter. He retired from AK Steele and worked several years for Ready Mix Concrete prior to that. He was a member of the Canal Lewisville United Methodist Church.
Tom is survived by his wife of 43 years, Michelle Darner. Also surviving him is a son, David and a daughter, Kyana (Dave) Pierson both of Columbus; five grandchildren, Jennifer, Dylan, Kelsey, Andrew, and Avery; a sister, Joan Larr of Coshocton; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother James Darner; two sisters Jacquie (Richard) Erman and Janice Wells, a daughter-in-law, Linda, and brother-in-law Ronald Larr.
Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019 at Canal Lewisville United Methodist Church with Pastor Wes George officiating. Visitation is from 1:00 p.m. until service time at the church. The Fischer Funeral Home in Warsaw is handling arrangements. www.fischerfuneralhome.com
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Tom’s name to the Canal Lewisville United Methodist Church Brown Farm, 198 East Church Street Coshocton, Ohio 43812.