In memory of
Russell BG Darden
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In memory of
Russell BG Darden
Russell BG Darden, age 76, of Fort Walton Beach, passed away on November 22nd, 2018. Russell was born on December 20th, 1941, to parents, Anna Belle and Byrns Darden. Russell graduated from Clarksville high school in 1959, then went on to receive a Bachelor's and Master's Degree from Austin Peay and Troy Universities.. Russell joined the Air Force in 1963 and trained to become a pilot. He was a special operations C-130 combat pilot before retiring after 20 years of service, and earning many awards, medals, and recognizations. After retiring from active duty service he was a pilot instructor for Lockheed Martin on Hurlburt Field until he fully retired in 2008. Russell is is predeceased by his father, Byrns, his mother, Anna Belle, and his sister, Barbara. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth; children: Sherry (Chuck) Brainard, Russell Jr., Diane (Raymond) Ross, Joe (Angie) Darden, Robert Darden, and grandchildren: Elizabeth (Trevor) Nolte, Dorothy Maddan, Krista (Edy) Machado, Rebecca (Brandon) Florea, Kaitlyn Ross, Turner, and Connor. Memorial service will be held at Trinity United Methodist on Racetrack Road Saturday, December 1 at 11:00. Interment will be at Barrancas National Cemetery in Pensacola. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to Trinity United Methodist, St Jude Hospital for Children, Wounded Warriors, or your favorite charity. Expressions of love and sympathy may be placed and viewed online at www.emeraldcoastfuneralhome.com
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In memory of
Russell BG Darden
Russell BG Darden, age 76, of Fort Walton Beach, passed away on November 22nd, 2018. Russell was born on December 20th, 1941, to parents, Anna Belle and Byrns Darden. Russell graduated from Clarksville high school in 1959, then went on to receive a Bachelor's and Master's Degree from Austin Peay and Troy Universities.. Russell joined the Air Force in 1963 and trained to become a pilot. He was a special operations C-130 combat pilot before retiring after 20 years of service, and earning many awards, medals, and recognizations. After retiring from active duty service he was a pilot instructor for Lockheed Martin on Hurlburt Field until he fully retired in 2008. Russell is is predeceased by his father, Byrns, his mother, Anna Belle, and his sister, Barbara. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth; children: Sherry (Chuck) Brainard, Russell Jr., Diane (Raymond) Ross, Joe (Angie) Darden, Robert Darden, and grandchildren: Elizabeth (Trevor) Nolte, Dorothy Maddan, Krista (Edy) Machado, Rebecca (Brandon) Florea, Kaitlyn Ross, Turner, and Connor. Memorial service will be held at Trinity United Methodist on Racetrack Road Saturday, December 1 at 11:00. Interment will be at Barrancas National Cemetery in Pensacola. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to Trinity United Methodist, St Jude Hospital for Children, Wounded Warriors, or your favorite charity. Expressions of love and sympathy may be placed and viewed online at www.emeraldcoastfuneralhome.com
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161 Racetrack Rd NW
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
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Celebrate a life well-lived with this colorful floral tribute. Handcrafted by a local FTD artisan florist, this arrangement is just right for delivering your message of sympathy at a wake, funeral or to comfort grieving family or friends at home. A vibrant composition of mixed flowers in spring and summer colors combines pink roses and carnations, purple stock and gladiolus arranged in a purple glass vase. Standard is approximately 25"H x15"W.

Sku: ftd-S29-5011S

Celebrate a life well-lived with this colorful floral tribute. Handcrafted by a local FTD artisan florist, this arrangement is just right for delivering your message of sympathy at a wake, funeral or to comfort grieving family or friends at home. A vibrant composition of mixed flowers in spring and summer colors combines pink roses and carnations, purple stock and gladiolus arranged in a purple glass vase. Deluxe is approximately 26"H x 16"W.

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Celebrate a life well-lived with this colorful floral tribute. Handcrafted by a local FTD artisan florist, this arrangement is just right for delivering your message of sympathy at a wake, funeral or to comfort grieving family or friends at home. A vibrant composition of mixed flowers in spring and summer colors combines pink roses and carnations, purple stock and gladiolus arranged in a purple glass vase. Premium is approximately 26"H x 17"W.

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