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Darrell C. Stearns, 74, Russell Springs, KY (1945-2020)

Darrell C. Stearns of Russell Springs passed away on Friday, July 17, 2020 at the Hospice of Lake Cumberland, Jean Waddle Care Center in Somerset.

The funeral service for Darrell C. Stearns will be held at 2pmCT on Tuesday, July 21, 2020, at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel, 367 N. Main St., Russell Springs, KY, with Bro. Josh Owens and Bro. Reggie Tipton officiating, and special music by The Blakey's.

Visitation is requested from 10amCT on Tuesday until the funeral time at 2pmCT.

He was born September 4, 1945, in Russell County to the late Thomas Ray & Ada Wade Dunbar Stearns.

Darrell was a Veteran of US Air Force, a member of Concord Methodist Church and a construction project manager.

Survivors include:
  • His wife: Cory Stearns, Russell Springs
  • Two children: Jo Donna (Terry) Stargel, Russell Springs, and Jeremy (Ashton) Stearns, Windsor
  • Four grandchildren: Miranda (Samuel) Dever, Lucas Stargel, Carman Stearns, and Jasper Stearns
  • Three great grandchildren: Branson Dever, Elias Dever, Gabrian Dever
  • A brother: Doyle (Melissa) Stearns, Greensburg, Ky
Pallbearers: Jeremy Stearns, Terry Stargel, Lucas Stargel, Samuel Dever, Michael Stearns, Glenn Stearns.

Bernard Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at

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Darrell C. Stearns, 74, Russell Springs, KY (1945-2020)

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