Darrell James Walker, age 41, departed this life on Saturday, August 5, 2017 at Aultman Hospital, following a brief illness. He was born September 11, 1975 in Canton, Ohio. Darrell was preceded in death by his father, Edward D. "Bear" Mitchell.
Darrell was a graduate of Timken Senior High School. He was a dedicated coach for Canton Mighty Mites Baseball. Darrell was an accomplished cook at numerous local restaurants over the years. He also was an independent contractor for home improvement jobs, earning the nickname, "Mr. Fix It". Darrell was a devoted son, father, brother, uncle, nephew, cousin, and friend to all who knew him. Through his love and generosity, he touched the lives of many with whom he came in contact.
He leaves to cherish his loving memory, his mother, Elaine C. Walker of Seattle, WA.; grandmother, Barbra J. Williams; two sons, Darrell Julius Walker, DeAngelo Damion Jesus Walker both of New Holland, PA.; five brothers, Edward D. Walker of Seattle, WA., Terrence W. Hall, Carl L.Walker of Columbus, OH., Anthony C. Walker, Neal B. Henry of New Britain, CT.; five sisters, La Vette D. Hall, Alicia Tony, Ebony R. Turner, Rachel E. (Kevin) Pettis, Leah D. (Dioneatah) Clark-Walker; Special friend, Dontay C. Mustin; and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, August 12, 2017 at Reed Funeral Home, NORTH CANTON Chapel, 801 Pittsburg Ave. N.W., North Canton, OH 44720 with Lester Sanders officiating. Calling hours are 10am to 12pm and service at 12pm. Immediately following the service, A Celebration of Life will be at Community Grove Park, 2707 Klotz Ave N.E., Canton, OH 44730. Condolences may be sent to 5301 Johnnycake Ridge N.E., Canton, OH 44705 where friends and family will also be received.