Darrell Eugene Stegel , 76 of Beckley, WV went home to be with the lord Friday June 17, 2016 following a long illness. Born October 13, 1939 in Oak Hill, WV he was the son of the late Rev. Louie and Evelyn Stegel.
Darrell served his country in the United States Air Force. He then went on to work as a welder in the Virginia Shipyards, thereafter went on to retire from a career as a diesel mechanic at Maple Meadow Mines in Glen Daniels, WV.
Darrell was an avid hunter and fisherman, as well as a talented painter. He cherished spending time with his family and flea marketing with his wife Dixie. He was a man of multiple skills, whom prided himself on hard work and the ability to provide for his family. Darrell was a strong, compassionate man whom always thought of others before himself. He never met a stranger for everyone he met was a friend. He will forever be remembered in the hearts of those he touched.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother Roger Stegel; Son, Darrell Eugene Stegel Jr; Granddaughter, Kirsty Dawn Stegel ; and grandson Darrell Eugene Stegel III.
Those left to cherish his loving memory is his wife Dixie Thomas Stegel; Two Daughters, Jane Jackson and husband Dan of Fayetteville; and Jamie Bailey of Beckley.
Granddaughters, Heather Jackson, Stephanie Malay, Shayla Border, Brittany Bailey, Samantha Bailey, Jasmine Bailey, Hanna Jackson, and Presley Ferguson.
Eight Great-grandchildren, Samantha, Ethan, Izak, Adan, Keegan, Kaylee, Evin, and Rileah.
He is also survived by sisters, Brenda Nester of Cross Lanes; Anna James and husband Orville of Oak Hill; brothers, Gary Stegel and wife Jeanie of Oak Hill; and Damon Stegel of Chattanooga, Tenn.
Funeral Services will be at 1:00pm Thursday June 23, 2016 at Calfee Funeral Home Chapel with Rev, John Harper officiating. Dan Jackson, Izak Workman, Tony Nester, Jimmy Cozart, Michael Makowsky, and Cj Plumley will serve as Pallbearers.
Friends may visit with family from 12:00pm until time of service on Thursday.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.calfeefh.com.
Arrangements by Calfee Funeral Home, Beckley.