Russell Darkes Obituary
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Russell J Darkes

September 2, 1919 - July 19, 2013

Russell John Darkes, 93, Ret LTC, US Army, 36th Infantry Division passed away peacefully July 19, 2013 in Grand Prairie, TX surrounded by his family. He was born September 2, 1919 in Lebanon, PA to Harry W. and Annie L. Darkes. A World War II Veteran serving in the European Theater, LTC Darkes was the recipient of the Silver Star, the Bronze Medal, and two Purple Hearts. He is survived by two daughters; Kathleen Prokay, Charlotte, NC and Kris Davies (Gene), Grand Prairie, TX; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. He will be buried in Lebanon, PA. A memorial service will be held at a later date in Grand Prairie, TX. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 4729 S. Carrier Pkwy, Grand Prairie, TX 75052

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