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Darrell Ray Trout

March 21, 1944 — September 15, 2022



Darrell Ray Trout, 78, of Carmi, passed away on Thursday, September, 15, 2022, at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh, Indiana.  He was born on March 21, 1944, the son of Willard Thomas and Wanda G. "Bobbye" (Yates) Trout.  Darrell married Sandra Kay Williams on July 2, 1967, and she preceded him in death on October 27, 1991. He later married Christine Kingston on February 14, 1997, and she survives. Darrell worked in the coal industry for many years. Most recently he worked as a warehouse clerk for Alliance Coal.  Darrell was a  past president of the Norris City Lions Club and was a member for over 50 years.  He was also a past president of the Norris City Chamber of Commerce. Darrell was a life member of the Carmi Elks Lodge as well as the Norris City American Legion. He was also a member of the Carmi Country Club.  He served on the N.C.O.E. Board of Education and was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Norris City.  Darrell proudly served his country in the United States Army Reserves 347th Replacement Battalion, from 1965-1971, as a Staff Sergeant. 


    In addition to his wife, Christine Trout, Darrell is survived by his children, Traci (Donnie) Debose, Todd (Patricia) Trout, Kyle (Stef) Kingston, and Kaitlyn (Tim) Lasswell; grandchildren, Jenna (John) Schuelke, Ethan (Destiny) Debose, Taylor (Christopher) Debose,  Hailey (Logan) Spruell, Heidi Trout, Cole Kingston, and Aiden Lasswell; great-grandchildren, Briar Debose, Alex Spruell, Wren Schuelke and Rowyn Schuelke. He is preceded in death by his first wife Sandra Trout; his parents; and a brother-in-law, Michael Ray Williams.


     Funeral services for Darrell Trout will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 20, 2022, at Emmanuel Methodist Church in Carmi with burial at White County Memorial Garden in Carmi.  Family and friends may visit from 11:00 a.m. until time of service on Tuesday, September 20, 2022, at Emmanuel Methodist Church.  In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in Darrell's memory to the Carmi White County High School Golf Team, and will be accepted at Campbell Funeral Home in Carmi, who is in charge of arrangements.

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Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

Emmanuel United Methodist Church

203 Edgewood Ln, Carmi, IL 62821

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