Darrell Shofner, Sr., 82, of Center, passed away Friday, November 10, 2017, at his residence.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Saturday, November 11, 2017, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center. Graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, November 12, 2017, at Latham Cemetery in Shelby County, with Bro. Chris Collins officiating.
Mr. Shofner was born January 19, 1935, in Shelbyville, to Henry Marvin Shofner and Annie Zella Litton Shofner. He served as Airman First Class in the United States Air Force from June 23, 1954 until December 17, 1957. Mr. Shofner loved the outdoors, specifically gardening and taking care of his animals.
He is survived by:
Johnny Darrell Shofner Jr. and wife, Tammie, of Center
Jeb Stuart Shofner and wife, Pam, of Center
Nathan Forrest Shofner and wife, Denise, of Shelbyville
Anna Lee and husband, Brandon
Haley Shofner and fiancé, Allen Woodfin
Great-Grandson: Deacon Anthony
Great-Grandson on the way: Grayson James Lee
Brother: Jarrell Shofner and wife, Tommie, of Jasper
Brother-in-law: William Sanford
Preceded in death by
Parents: Henry Marvin Shofner and Annie Zella Litton Shofner
Brother: Prentice Shofner
Sisters: JaNell Sanford, LaMerle Fleming
Pallbearers will be Charlie Mitchell, Ryan Pinkston, John Shofner, Benny Holt, Billy Shofner and Jerry Fleming.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Latham Cemetery.
Online tributes and condolences can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfh.com