Darrell Milton Brotherton
Darrell Milton Brotherton, 84, went home to be with his Lord and Saviour on July 25, 2021. Darrell entered this world on November 11, 1936 in Alliance, Ohio born to, Okley and Elva Brotherton. Darrell was married to his lovely wife, Nancy (Miller) Brotherton for 52 years. Darrell was known for his strong work ethic. He was raised on a farm, had multiple jobs after that, and then loyally retired after 35 years from Colfor Manufacturing as a maintenance man.
He is preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Donald and Dwaine; and granddaughter, Jennifer Sexton. Darrell is survived by his wife; daughters, Mary Jo of Salisbury, Md., Debbie of Atlantic Beach, Fla. and Becky (Kenyon) of Lisbon, Ohio; sons, Rick (Linda) of Massillon, Ohio, Daniel of Fort Mill, S.C. and Tracey (Melodie) of Alliance, Ohio; grandchildren, Stormy Brotherton, Michelle Brotherton, Johnathan Brotherton, Emily Brotherton, Jasmine Brotherton, Derek Roush, Sommer Brotherton, Austin Adkins, Megan Adkins and Makaylah Brotherton; many great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his sister Joanne (Brotherton) Hinga (Charles) of Glenburnie, Md.
In Heaven, they never run out of mustache wax, the fish are always biting, all pockets have a candy stash in them, there is pancakes and bacon for breakfast every day, the graham cracker supply never runs out, change is automatically counted for you and you can hoard all the junk you want. We will all miss Darrell’s warm smile and generous soul.
A funeral service will take place on Friday, July 30, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at Gednetz-Ruzek-Brown Funeral Home. Friends and family will be received on Thursday, July 29, 2021 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home and the hour prior to the service from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Interment will take place at Highland Memorial Park, Beloit, Ohio. In lieu of flowers the family request memorial contributions be made in Darrells’ honor to the Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., FL. 17, Chicago, IL 60601. You may sign the guest register and view the obituary online at www.grfuneralhome.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to Brown Funeral Home, Sebring Chapel, 330-938-2526.