Visitation: Thursday, August 16, 2012 at Penn Funeral Home from 2: 30pm until 8: 30pm
Family Hour: Friday, August 17, 2012 at 10: 00am
Funeral Hour: Friday, August 17, 2012 at 11: 00am at Mt. Olive Baptist Church Rev. Kevin Lawrence, Officiating. Rev. Dr. James Thompson, Pastor. 35565 Beverly Rd. Romulus, Mi 48174
Born in Detroit, MI to Ulyses & Catherine Darkins.He was the first born of seven children. He was known as "Fly" to family and friends.
He was educated in the Detroit Public Schools and worked for Ford Motor Co. for years. He was multi- talented, he loved boating, fishing, cooking, and played the organ for various churches over the years. He was also a member of the New Birth Baptist Church.
He leaves to mourn his passing and cherish his memory his wife,of over 30 yrs. Surilla Darkins, Mother Catherine, mother in law Margaret, three sisters, one brother, four daughters, and three sons, Jerlin (Reginald), Gary, Aaron (Yvette), Apryl, Irby, Surilla(Kevin), Gentry, Lavatra (Stefon), 22 grandchildren, one great granddaughter, family and friends.
Thank you for all of your help with the animals and the coming to my Dance Recitals, you mean the world to US. Thank you and you will always be in our hearts....
Cremation rites to be accorded.