Funeral services celebrating the life of Mr. Wayne Darling, 63, of Alexandria, La. will be held Saturday, May 24, 2014 at Hemphill Star Cemetery, Cotile, La. at 10:00 A.M. Officiating will be Reverend Steven Squyres. Military honors by Barksdale Air Force Base Honor Guard will be conducted following the services.
Mr. Darling proudly served his country for 23 years in the United States Air Force, retiring as a Master Sergeant. He then worked as a maintance supervisor with the Civil Service for 17 years which was mostly in Korea. He enjoyed hunting and fishing.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Myrtle Darling; one sister, Myrna Haight.
Those left to mourn and cherish his memories are his daughter, Melissa Harvey (Andy) of Cotile, La.; his brothers, William E. Darling Jr. (Patricia) of Youngsville, Pennsylvania, Ronald Darling (Betty) of Youngsville, Pennsylvania, Donald Darling (Sally) of Clarendon, Pennsylvania; his sisters, Carolyn Hallberg (Elmer) of Bemus Point, New York and Eleanor Satterlee (Robert) of Northville, New York; one granddaughter, Melaina Harvey. He leaves behind many neices and nephews.
He is also survived by his Canine companion, “Buddy”.
Friends and family may leave their condolences for the Darling family by visiting, www.rushfh.com.