On September 9, 2020 our beloved Father and Husband Richard Dean Darnell passed away with family by his side. He is survived by his wife Cheryl and his sister Terri Felix and mother Dona, 3 sons Adam, Andrew and Alexander Darnell and his grandchildren Amaya, Ava, Izzy, Niko and his beloved Dog Daisy. Richard was born on January 14, 1954 in Yakima, Washington. He was the son of parents Don and Dona Darnell. Richard worked as a driver and truck dispatcher at Congdon Orchard for 16 years, he was a hard worker and loved by his friends and family. Richard graduated from Naches Valley High School in 1972 where he was member of the track team and chess club.And soon after graduation worked on the family farm. He was a member of the Lions Club for most of the 90's and volunteer fireman for Naches Heights Fire Dept. He enjoed his leisure time watching Hallmark channel and NCIS marathons and loved going to the beach with family, spoiling his dog Daisy with snacks and cookies. Our famliy would like to thank Doctors and Nurses at Norhtstar Lodge, as well as Seattle Virginia Mason Hospital for taking such good care of our dad during his time there, We would also like to thank Congdon Orchards for their generous support and compassion in his great time of need. Thank you for all the prayers and support people have shown our family. We will always remember dads amazing smile and laugh.