CLINTON — Darrell Mills, 96, of Clinton, passed away at 4:40 p.m. on January 23, 2022, at Manor Court, Clinton.
Private services will be conducted on Saturday, January 29, 2022, at Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, with Pastor Darrell Howard officiating. Burial will follow at Mausoleum Park Cemetery, Clinton.
Memorials may be directed to the DeWitt County 4-H Fair Association.
Darrell was born on June 8, 1925, in Clinton, the son of Frank and Florence (Anderson) Mills. He married Mary Lou Rau on December 1, 1945, in Clinton. She passed away on October 21, 2019.
Survivors include his children, David (Paula) Mills, Clinton; Daniel (Sharon) Mills, Clinton; nine grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren
Darrell was preceded in death by his parents, daughter, Debra and her husband Wayne Ackerman, one brother, and five sisters.
Darrell was a lifelong farmer, retiring in 2004, and longtime member of the DeWitt County Farm Bureau. He raised Poland China Hogs. In his earlier years, Darrell and his brother had shown pigs in many state and national shows.
In 1935, Darrell started showing livestock at age 10 with Jersey heifers.
Online condolences may be made at www.calvertmemorial.com