Darrell Gene O’Hair, 86, formerly of Deerfield, MO passed away on Sunday, November 6, 2022 at Moore-Few Care Center in Nevada. Darrell was born July 20, 1936 in Shattuck, OK to Charles Everett and Irene Elizabeth (Polin) O’Hair. On April 17, 1960, he married Mary V. Henson in Deerfield, MO and she survives of the home.
Darrell attended Nevada High School where he graduated in 1954. He served in the Army National Guard in Nevada. Darrell spent the first 30 years of his married life farming and milking his cows. Later in life he sold Real-estate for the Barnes Company. Darrell also loved working with his guys at Skills Unlimited. An avid St. Louis Cardinals Fan, he loved listening to them on the radio while milking his cows. He also enjoyed fishing. Darrell was a member of the Clayton Christian Church in Eve, Missouri where he served faithfully as Deacon, Elder, and a Trustee. He loved the Lord and ministered to all he saw. His hunger for God’s word never left him, as long as his earthly mind would let him.
In addition to his wife Mary of 62 years, survivors include four daughters, Darla Chandler (Ron), El Dorado Springs, MO, Angie Haller (John), Nevada, MO, Cathy Grewell (Gerald), Mt. Home, ID, and Christen Dowell (fiancé, Mason Cooey), Nevada; 13 grandchildren, Kodie Cline, Chris Cline, Devon Cline, Charlie Cline, Patty Payne, all of Mt. Home, ID, Lacy (Leonard) Warren (Joe), Atchison, KS, Morgan Sheehy (Trish) of Noel, MO, Jordan Sheehy (Kawehi), Miami, OK, Josh Dowell, Nevada, MO, Ashtyn Lorenz (Greg), Ft. Scott, KS, Reaghn Dowell (Jay), Tulsa, OK; and Annie Chandler and Ronica Micheals, El Dorado Springs, MO; numerous great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; as well as lifetime family and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 9, 2022 at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada with Pastor Daniel Dowell, and Pastors Steve Zaring officiating. Interment will follow in Moore Cemetery in Nevada. The family will receive friends from 1-2:00 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.
Memorials are suggested in his memory to Moore-Few Care Center South Side in Nevada c/o Ferry Funeral Home.